Friday The 13th Short Jokes
Q: Why don't Americans worry about Friday the 13th?
A: After losing their home, job, and 401k nothing scares them anymore!
Q. What's the first thing a sorority girl does when she wakes up on Friday the 13th?
A. Walks home.
Q: How is the Freddy Krueger like George W Bush?
A: They're both famous for scaring the shit out of people!
Q: What does a Redneck woman say after sex on Friday the 13th?
A: Get off me Dad, you're crushing my smokes!
Q: It's Friday the 13th. Do you have any superstitions?
A: I think it's unlucky to have superstitions.
Q: Why don't gingers play hide and seek on Friday the 13th?
A: No one would look for them.
Q: What does a sorority girl do when she wakes up on Friday the 13th?
A: Nothing, she's dead
Q: Why aren't people afraid of Friday the 13th?
A: The lights are out, the windows are boarded up, the lawns aren't cut. Everyday is Friday the 13th in America now.
Q: What song does Jason Vorhees sing on Friday th 13th?
A: "Takin Care of Business"
A man bought a new Mercedes to celebrate his wife leaving him and was out on the interstate for a nice evening drive.
The top was down, the breeze was blowing through what was left of his hair and he decided to open her up. As the needle jumped up to 80 mph, he suddenly saw flashing red and blue lights behind him.
"There's no way they can catch a Mercedes," he thought to himself and opened her up further. The needle hit 90, 100.....Then the reality of the situation hit him. "What am I doing?" he thought and pulled over.
The cop came up to him, took his license without a word and examined it and the car.
"It's been a long hard day, this is the end of my shift and it's Friday the 13th. I don't feel like more paperwork, I don't need the frustration or the overtime, so if you can give me a really good excuse for your driving that I haven't heard before, you can go."
The guy thinks about it for a second and says, "Last week my nagging wife ran off with a cop. I was afraid you were trying to give her back!"
"Have a nice weekend," said the officer.
The Number 13
Friday the 13th happens 3 times in 2012.. They are each 13 weeks apart from each other. This hasn't happened since 1984.
According to Smithsonian Magazine "fear of the #13 costs American a billion dollars per year in absenteeism, train and plane cancellations, and reduced commerce on the 13th of the month."
Fear of Friday the 13th dates back to Nordic Mythology. Many of their thirteenth Gods met with violent deaths, such as Loki, the trickster.
Ancient Romans regarded the number 13 as a symbol of death, destruction and misfortune.
There were 13 original colonies.
A witches coven consists of 13 members.
Tarot Card number 13 is the Death Card, depicting the Grim Reaper (although it is read as transition or change and not literal death).
Hotels rarely have a room number 13. Usually it is called 12a or 14. Same with floors of buildings and the elevators without a #13 button. Highways sometimes will skip exit 13 altogether also.
There are 13 steps leading to the gallows.
13 knots in a hangman's noose.
Lizzy Borden uttered a total of 13 words at her trial.
13 feet which the guillotine blade falls.
The driver of Princess Diana hit pillar #13 at Place de l'Alma when she was killed in Paris, France.
13 people, Christ and his 12 disciples, were in attendance at the last supper. This is where the Christian belief ties in, making Friday a believed unlucky day, as the crucifixtion occurred on a Friday.
Beware naming your children with 13 letters in their name, they may be cursed
for example, Jack the Ripper, Charles Manson.
Certain ocean liners will be held in dock until after midnight to appease passenger's fears on Friday the 13th.
British study concluded that even though there were less cars on the road on Friday the 13th (as compared with other Fridays) more accidents were reported.
Trisadekaphobia is the technical name for fear of Friday the 13th.
Because of increased disappearance reports, the Empire State Building closes 4 hours early on Friday the 13ths.
E Pluribus Unum has 13 letters.
The US Seal has 13 stars, bars, feathers in the eagle's tail, 13 bars in one claw, 13 olive branches in the other.
On the USA Dollar Bill, there are 13 steps on the pyramid, 13 bars on the shield, and 13 leaves on the olive branch
A "quatrorzieme" is a professional 14th guest hired by the French who had only 13 guests in attendance for dinner, who felt that was unlucky.
A baker's dozen consists of 13 for a reason! So the story goes a witch near Albany, NY demanded 13 items every time she came in to a particular bakery, and one day the old baker could not afford her extra biscuit. She sneered some strange words at the man, and he suffered terrible luck from then on, until he brought her another 13 rolls. After that life was once again easy for the baker and word spread around town. The custom is still sometimes practiced today.
Apollo 13, 1970, the 13th mission launched from pad #39 (13 x 3), mission was aborted, after an explosion occurred in the fuel cell of their service module. The rocket had left launcing pad at 13:13 CST and the date was April 13th.
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