For Friday The 13th, Say It With Us: Paraskevidekatriaphobia (We'll Teach You How)
Updated May 13, 2022 at 6:48 AM ET
What we can do is tell you that your fear has a name: paraskevidekatriaphobia — and we can teach you how to say it.
Will it help? Who knows? Keep repeating it and your mind will be so occupied that before you know it, you'll land on Saturday the 14th!
So here goes:
"Break it down into syllables," says Korva Coleman, our resident expert on pronunciations. "When you take a look at that middle "i" after the "v" ... it's pronounced like a double "e."
Happy Friday, y'all!
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