There are several old wives tales surrounding Friday the 13th advising you what to do and what not to on this fateful day. Here is a short list.
- People are advised against starting a journey on the Friday the 13th. It is believed that doing so will ruin your travel plans and can also cause mishaps.
- You should not change the sheets of your bed on this day unless you want to be plagued by a few bad dreams.
- Breaking a mirror on Friday the 13th brings along 7 long years of bad luck.
- Do not walk on 13th street or avenue on Friday the 13th.
- Never let a black cat cross your path on this day.