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Nervous On This Friday The 13th? Once Again, We Can Help

There's one more Friday the 13th this year, in July.
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We'll be done with Friday the 13ths for 2012 once today comes to a close.

If you're nervous, once again we offer something that's supposed to help.

Learning how to say paraskevidekatriaphobia supposedly cures one of any Friday the 13th-related fear.

So here is Korva's helpful audio pronouncer.

Korva teaches us how to say paraskevidekatriaphobia

Looking ahead, 2013 will have two Friday the 13ths — in September and December. That means we can all rest easy for quite a while.

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