John Heaton (jheaton) wrote,
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Thirteen random things: April 13

Thirteen things trisksaidekaphobes might be afraid of:

  1. Alumnium (atomic number 13)
  2. U.S. flag (thirteen stripes)
  3. Rugby (thirteen players to a side)
  4. Playing cards (thirteen cards per suit)
  5. Blur (recorded an album called 13)
  6. Wallace Stevens (wrote a poem called "Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird")
  7. The song "Pressure" by Billy Joel (mentions "channel 13" in the lyrics)
  8. Millard Fillmore (13th U.S. President)
  9. B'nai and B'not Mitzvah celebrations (held at age 13)
  10. Dan Marino (wore no. 13)
  11. The letter M (thirteenth letter of the alphabet)
  12. Abgarus of Edessa (installed as king of Osroene in A.D. 13)
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