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vendredi 13 [Friday the 13th]
Do you know about Vendredi 13? Vendredi 13 means Friday the 13th.
In France, people believe that Friday the 13th is a day where bad things happen.
It's because Friday is said to be an unlucky day, and 13 is said to be an unlucky number according to religious beliefs. There are other theories too about the origin of this superstition.
Je ne crois pas aux superstitions, et les vendredis 13 il m'arrive beaucoup de bonnes choses. [I don't believe in superstitions, and a lot of good things happen to me on Fridays 13th.]
trèfle à 4 feuilles [four-leaf clover]
Do you know about trèfle à 4 feuilles? Trèfle à 4 feuilles means four-leaf clover.
In France, it's believed that finding a four-leaf clover will bring you luck.
It's because each leaf represents some quality - faith, hope, love and the fourth one, luck.
J'ai trouvé un trèfle à quatre feuilles! [I found a four-leafed clover!]

Outro

Friday the 13th is unlucky? Friday the 13th is lottery day in France.

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Did you already know about these superstitions?

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