June 13

Happy Friday the 13th, You Paraskavedekatriaphobiacs

Paraskavedekatriaphobia is a word formed from three Greek words:  paraskevi (Friday,) dekatreis (thirteen) and phobia (fear or phobia), meaning "fear of Friday the 13th."  Triskaidekaphobia means just "fear of the number 13."

There you go.  Learn something everyday.  Happy Friday the 13th!

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Posted June 13, 2008 by Gary McCarty in category "Grammar Sucks

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