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You have be warned: Friday the 13th and other superstitions


It's that unlucky time of year again.

This Friday 13th will send shivers down the spines of triskaidekaphobics everywhere, but where does the superstition come from?

We take a look at this and nine other well-known superstitions thought to bring misfortune to the masses.

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