Friday, February 13, 2009

Some Vocabulary Words in Honor of Friday the 13th

And yes, I've seen all 97 movies, including Jason Takes Manhattan and Jason versus Freddie.

Quatorzieme: a professional 14th guest that superstitious hosts can hire for their dinner parties. Popular in Paris.

Paraskavedekatriaphobia or friggatriskaidekaphobia: fear of Friday the 13th

Triskaidekaphobia: fear of the number 13.

1 comment:

Aquaryan said...

I am going to catch the remake, today, of Friday the 13th. My birthday was earlier, this week, so I am treating myself to fun activities. Later tonight, I am going to a musical called Altar Boyz. I heard it is really good.