People all over the globe are being a little extra cautious today, and for good reason, it's the first Friday the 13th of 2012.

There are going to be two more unlucky days this year though, so maybe we should fill you in on some of the finer points of Friday the 13th.

If you suffer from "friggatriskaidekaphobia" (the fear of Friday the 13th) you might want to pay close attention, or just lock yourself inside.

According the the History Channel roughly 19 million Americans suffer from the disease.

The day has been dismissed as just superstition over and over again, but the general public still avoids it none the less.

For example, most buildings don't have a 13th floor, and many airports don't have a 13th gate.

So as we get ready for today and the two more to come in April and July, this video tries to explain a little of the paranoia.


More From Club 93.7