beware tuesday the 13th

Since, it happens to once again be Tuesday the 13th.! I thought this would be a perfect time to revisit this blog post explaining the hidden dangers behind this day 🙂 Enjoy.!

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Beware my readers it’s Tuesday the 13th…!! Wait a minute Rose, I know you are all thinking, don’t you mean Friday the 13th?! No my dear readers, I mean today, Tuesday the 13th or martes trece. In most Spanish speaking countries, Tuesday the 13th is considered an unlucky day not Friday the 13th. How curious, no?

We can understand the superstition behind thirteen as it is prevalent in the states too. Historically, thirteen is seen as an unlucky number mainly because twelve is seen as a complete number in numerology. There are twelve months, twelve hours, twelve gods of Olympus, twelve tribes of Israel, twelve apostles of Jesus, twelve successors of Muhammad and even twelve zodiac signs.!

In many countries, most buildings do not have a “thirteenth” floor so to speak. Even in Mexico, the hotels do not have any rooms or buildings with the number…

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