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Unlucky Friday 13th?

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21. Posted by alba (Budding Member 30 posts) 11y

I, being Italian, consider Friday 17th unlucky day. I don`t know why other cultures picked up Friday 13th! ;)
The reason why the Italians fear this number is because 17 is written XVII in Roman numerals, which is the anagram of VIXI, Latin word which means "I lived", that is "I am dead". In Italy often buildings do not have a 17th floor, hotels do not have a room 17, and Alitalia planes do not have a seat 17.

22. Posted by thezenyen (Full Member 88 posts) 11y

Quoting areinstein

I presume that that is part of the Communist Reform...same as in Cuba. They dont celebrate any religion or hold any religious holidays...

Just happened to see on the news that they now allow Catholic procession for Easter...

23. Posted by Wocca (Inactive 3745 posts) 11y

Quoting areinstein

I presume that that is part of the Communist Reform...same as in Cuba. They dont celebrate any religion or hold any religious holidays...

Nothing to do with Communist Reform. Most people in China have NO religion.

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