Scrabble Day Is April 13

April 13, 2012 by staff 

Scrabble Day Is April 13, Ranging from the ancient tradition of carrying a rabbit’s foot to the more modern practice of avoiding the c3acks in the pavements, the UK remains a deeply superstitious nation. Research from leading bingo operator found that 8 per cent of Britons believe that Friday 13th* is unlucky meaning that they suffer from a phobia known as Friggatriskaidekaphobia*.

To ward off the misfortune of the day Brits resort to equally bizarre methods to stay lucky:

Top 10 superstitions

Avoid pavement c3acks
Knock on wood
Keep fingers crossed
Not walking under ladders
Wear something shaped like a clover
Have a horseshoe in the house
Look out for two magpies
Put your left foot out of bed first
Carry an acorn
10. Carry a rabbit’s foot

With so many people avoiding the c3acks in the pavement and not walking under ladders pedestrians’ biggest risk on Friday 13th could be their very own high street.

Danny Mahon, brand manager for said: “If you fear Friday 13th then you are not alone. Why not arm yourself with a good luck charm and face the day with a positive mental attitude. There is probably nothing to fear, here at we have found that Friday 13th can actually be a lucky day to play bingo.”

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