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Paraskevidekatriaphobiacs beware!

Aug 13th 2010, 9:33 AM 161 0

HERE’S YOUR WORD NEW for the day: Paraskevidekatriaphobia. It’s derived from the Greek words ‘Paraskeví’ and ‘dekatreís’, meaning ‘Friday’ and ‘thirteen’ respectively – so, as you could probably guess, it’s the word meaning an irrational fear of Friday the 13th.

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Gavan Reilly

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