June 13, 2008

I bet you hadn’t heard of that?
Well its a variation of triskaidekaphobia – clearer now?

Ok triskaidekaphobia is the fear of the number 13. Paraskavedekatriaphobia is the fear of Friday 13th. Hat tip to Neurophilosophy for that one. Now how do I sneak that into a conversation?

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