Airline logo scares superstitious customers away
POSTED: 1843 GMT (0243 HKT), February 21, 2007
• 13 dots made a "b" for Brussels Airlines and number of African destinations
• Flood of superstitious U.S., Italian customers complained it was bad luck
• Airlines added one more ball to the 13-ball logo on the tail and sides of Airbus
• Airline is successor to the merged SN Brussels and Virgin Express
ZAVENTEM, Belgium (AP) -- Thirteen dots looked just right to designer Ronane Hoet. [...]
Triskaidekaphobia is just silly.
In Japan, the bad number is four. The pronunciation for "four" is the same as the pronunciation for "death".
Some people are just so silly. I can understand about not walking under a ladder. It just makes sense. I own a black cat and it walks in front of me all the time.Read more about 13
Keeping on the topic of 13:
Ohhh... this is interesting: Metatron's Cube
. Scroll down to get to the cube bit... cubit. HA! (it's an ancient religion themed thing... nevermind).