Friday the 13th http://www.kunc.org en Nervous On This Friday The 13th? Once Again, We Can Help http://www.kunc.org/post/nervous-friday-13th-once-again-we-can-help We'll be <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2012/01/13/145162506/dont-like-friday-the-13th-then-this-isnt-a-good-year-for-you" target="_blank">done with Friday the 13ths for 2012</a> once today comes to a close.<p>If you're nervous, once again we offer something that's supposed to help.<p>Learning how to say paraskevidekatriaphobia <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2011/05/13/136274198/nervous-because-its-friday-the-13th-we-may-be-able-to-help" target="_blank">supposedly cures one of any Friday the 13th-related fear</a>.<p>So here is <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetw Fri, 13 Jul 2012 12:42:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 30396 at http://www.kunc.org Nervous On This Friday The 13th? Once Again, We Can Help It's Friday The 13th, So Say It All Together: 'Paraskevidekatriaphobia' http://www.kunc.org/post/its-friday-13th-so-say-it-all-together-paraskevidekatriaphobia <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2012/01/13/145162506/dont-like-friday-the-13th-then-this-isnt-a-good-year-for-you" target="_blank">You can't say we haven't warned you about Friday the 13ths</a>, and offered a tip for how to get over any fear of such supposedly scary days.<p>But for those who aren't aware that learning how to say <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2012/01/13/145162506/dont-like-friday-the-13th-then-this-isnt-a-good-year-for-you">p</a>araskevidekatriaphobia <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2011/05/13/136274198/nervous-because-its-friday-the-13t Fri, 13 Apr 2012 12:30:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 25587 at http://www.kunc.org It's Friday The 13th, So Say It All Together: 'Paraskevidekatriaphobia' Don't Like Friday The 13th? Then This Isn't A Good Year For You http://www.kunc.org/post/dont-friday-13th-then-isnt-good-year-you We've got bad news if you have paraskevidekatriaphobia.<p>Not only is today a Friday the 13th, but we've got two more coming this year.<p>And three, according to the many online discussions of this issue that we've read this morning and <a href="http://www.delawareonline.com/article/20120113/NEWS/201130335/Friday-13th-times-three?odyssey=tab&lt;/p&gt;&lt;p&gt;topnews&lt;/p&gt;&lt;p&gt;text&lt;/p&gt;&lt;p&gt;Home" target="_blank">this story in Delaware's <em>News Journal</em></a>, is the most there can be in one year.<p>But wait, there's more: This year's Friday the 13ths fall 13 weeks apart. Fri, 13 Jan 2012 15:33:15 +0000 Mark Memmott 20746 at http://www.kunc.org Don't Like Friday The 13th? Then This Isn't A Good Year For You Nervous Because It's Friday The 13th? We May Be Able To Help http://www.kunc.org/post/nervous-because-its-friday-13th-we-may-be-able-help The calendar says it's Friday the 13th — the only one we encounter this year.<p>While you may not be worried about what's supposedly an unlucky day, it seems that many folks are. <a href="http://www.gallup.com/poll/2440/One-Four-Americans-Superstitious.aspx" target="_blank">Gallup has asked about the number 13</a> and found that 9 percent or so of Americans concede they're superstitious about the number. Fri, 13 May 2011 17:09:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 7991 at http://www.kunc.org