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Friday 13th – Superstitions

Friday 13th

You have probably grown up knowing that Friday 13th is something to be worried about. Even if you do not consider yourself to be superstitious. You likely still associate Friday 13th with being an unlucky day.

What is interesting is that whilst Friday 13th might be one of the best known superstitions. The number 13 has only been considered unlucky since the middle ages. Taking it one step further and associating 13 with Friday only goes back to Victorian times.

There are thought to be 60 million people worldwide who find the thought of Friday 13th absolutely horrifying. The term for this fear is: Paraskevidekatriaphobia!

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Superstitions: New Home

Superstitions

Many home moves will take place in August, probably because spring is still one of the most popular times to place a house onto the market, and by the time all of the legal wrangling is done, it is summer before the actual move happens.

So, come September, people are really starting to think about how to make their property a real home. For some, that might also include taking into account Superstitions!

Superstitions Abound!

Superstitions abound when it comes to Hearth & Home! Whether you are renting or buying, live in an apartment or house – it all means the same thing. Safety and security, on a practical level it provides shelter, on an emotional level it means so much more…

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Superstitions: Engagement & Marriage

MarriageNo doubt some of you will have had wedding invites drop through the post for this summer’s nuptial season…

But just what superstitions are there surrounding getting engaged and getting married?

  • In time gone by, where a couple met would have had an impact on the success of their union. For example, hillsides were considered to be very lucky, if that hillside was near moving water then that would make the situation even better.
  • Meeting in the heart of woods would mean a relationship would be constant forever, but conversely if Poplar trees were nearby then bad luck would be bestowed on the lovers.

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