It's Friday the 13th: 13 superstitions and their origins
FRIDAY the 13th is seen as the unluckiest day of the year, so to celebrate all things superstitious we take a look at the origins of 13 of the most common superstitions.
From knocking on wood to saying 'God bless' after someone sneezes, we still observe many superstitions even today.
Scroll through the gallery above to read about the origins of 13 of the most famous.
Tweet us @independent.ie with the superstitions you observe!
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