Need an Expert? Friday the 13th: where do all these superstitions come from?

Posted on Friday, September 13, 2019

A cat in front of a Full Moon.

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Friday the 13th is associated with black cats and overall bad luck.

Today is even more special: it is also a Full Moon. This combination will not happen again for another 30 years. Where do all these superstitions come from?

Diane M. Pacom
Full professor - Faculty of Social Sciences
Sociology
E-mail: dpacom@uOttawa.ca

Contact:

media@uottawa.ca

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