According to some statistics, it is believed 85% of elevators skip the number 13. There are no number 13’s for hospital rooms. There is also a real phobia associated to the number 13, called triskaidekaphobia, which is an extreme suspicion of the number. We have Friday the 13th. Knowing this, would you get on an elevator or stay in a hospital room if it was designated as Floor 13, or Room 13?
The good news is, there are some things relative to 13 that we don’t want to avoid, or have to fear. Like this – the first sentence of:
Uncle Ray strolled into the kitchen the next morning looking like he’d just stepped from the page of some magazine ad.
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