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Friday the 13: Only Unlucky to Templars and Teenage Campers

Superstitions generally have their roots in the Dark Ages, a decided technology-free era. In fact, the Enlightenment era was partly a direct opposition to the superstitions engendered before the 18th century. However, the Friday the 13th being bad juju phenomenon is, apparently, a relatively new superstition. No evidence that Friday the 13th is considered unlucky is found before the 19th century, and it didn’t gain widespread acceptance as some superstitious day of forboding until the early 20th century.
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