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Shutterstock/V Tarasenko Black cats are viewed as unlucky or lucky, depending on which part of the world you live in.
# Your Say
Poll: Are you superstitious?
Today is Friday the 13th.

IT’S FRIDAY THE 13th – a date that has become synonymous with superstition and bad luck.

Some people throw spilled salt over their shoulder, and avoid walking under ladders or on cracks on the footpath – regardless of the date. But a sense of superstition is often heightened today.

Friday the 13th developed its reputation for multiple reasons including the death of Jesus on a Friday, following the presence of 13 people at the Last Supper.

Let us know: Are you superstitious?

Poll Results:

No, it's a load of rubbish (4518)
Yes, you can't be too careful (2574)
I don't know (1029)
I don't want to answer, this seems like a trap (967)

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