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Friday the 13th -Supestitions and how they affect our lives.

Today we took a look at old wives tales and myths and how they affect our decisions in our daily lives.

For instance the number 13th has been a world wide number that most busineses and people avoid for fear of bad luck or misfortune, some are listed below:

More than 80 percent of high-rises lack a 13th floor.

Many airports skip the 13th gate.

Airplanes have no 13th aisle.

Hospitals and hotels regularly have no room number 13.

 

Italians omit the number 13 from their national lottery.

 

On streets in Florence, Italy, the house between number 12 and 14 is addressed as 12 and a half.

 

Many cities do not have a 13th Street or a 13th Avenue

 

In France, social lites known as the quatorziens (fourteeners) once made themselves available as 14th guests to keep a dinner party from an unlucky fate.

 

If you have 13 letters in your name, you will have the devil's luck . Jack the Ripper, Charles Manson, Jeffrey Dahmer, Theodore Bundy and Albert De Salvo all have 13 letters in their names.



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