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The Superstitious Friday the 13th T-Shirt

Today is Friday the 13th, a notoriously superstitious day on our calendar. Many associate bad luck, disaster and fear with this day. Is there a good reason for this?

There are numerous minute reasons that Friday the 13th is considered unlucky. The main longstanding beliefs is that 13 is an unlucky number and Friday is an unlucky day. Although in today's culture one would be hard pressed to find anyone that thinks Friday is an unlucky day anymore. Another popular reason is that on Friday the 13th the Knights Templar were arrested and murdered by King Philip. This reasoning became popular when it was depicted in the movie The Da Vinci Code.

In reality the superstition of this day became popular in the 20th century, contradicting any centuries long significance it may hold. What brought it onto the national scene was the horror movie franchise of the same name. Now nearly everyone views this day as unlucky, even though it is hard to pinpoint its origin and was made popular by Hollywood.

There is nothing to actually fear on this day, but it is still a little fun to think about. Why not have some fun with it? We designed a t-shirt just for this day. Are we contributing to the fabrication of this day? Probably, but don't tell us you don't like it.

There are numerous minute reasons that Friday the 13th is considered unlucky. The main longstanding beliefs is that 13 is an unlucky number and Friday is an unlucky day. Although in today's culture one would be hard pressed to find anyone that thinks Friday is an unlucky day anymore. Another popular reason is that on Friday the 13th the Knights Templar were arrested and murdered by King Philip. This reasoning became popular when it was depicted in the movie The Da Vinci Code.

In reality the superstition of this day became popular in the 20th century, contradicting any centuries long significance it may hold. What brought it onto the national scene was the horror movie franchise of the same name. Now nearly everyone views this day as unlucky, even though it is hard to pinpoint its origin and was made popular by Hollywood.

There is nothing to actually fear on this day, but it is still a little fun to think about. Why not have some fun with it? We designed a t-shirt just for this day. Are we contributing to the fabrication of this day? Probably, but don't tell us you don't like it.

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