The Word of the Month

13

January 2013

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Definitions

13 or Thirteen (noun): A whole number in between 12 and 14, considered significant in many cultures, religions and superstitions.

Triskaidekaphobia is the fear of the number 13. Pronouncing the term requires 13 years of study.

Lucky 13

Luckily, Friday the 13th occurs twice in 2013. A good opportunity to stay home and watch a movie. We suggest Friday the 13th.

According to the Chinese Zodiac, 2013 is the year of the female water snake. A sure sign of good things to come. Happy 2013 to all!

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