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#FunFriday: Find 13 Fears for Friday the Thirteenth Wordsearch!

Ladders and black cats and broken mirrors—oh my!

With another edition of the unluckiest day upon us, we wanted the mark Friday the Thirteenth with a phobia-filled word search. Give it a try…if you dare!

(Download the printable version.)

Find13 Fears for Friday the 13th

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  1. Paraskavedekatriaphobia- Fear of Friday the 13th.
  2. Triskaidekaphobia- Fear of the number 13.
  3. Bibliophobia- Fear of books.
  4. Testophobia- Fear of taking tests.
  5. Sophophobia- Fear of learning.
  6. Papyrophobia- Fear of paper.
  7. Gatophobia- Fear of cats.
  8. Coulrophobia- Fear of clowns.
  9. Sesquipedalophobia- Fear of long words.
  10. Scolionophobia- Fear of school.
  11. Melanophobia- Fear of the color black.
  12. Chiroptophobia- Fear of bats.
  13. Logophobia- Fear of words.

     

    Shawn Proctor Head shot
    Shawn Proctor, MFA, Communication and Marketing Program Manager at Falvey Memorial Library, feels the number 13 is very lucky, since that’s the age of his daughter.


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#FotoFriday: Apollo 11 Display to Mark 50th Anniversary of Moon Landing

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On the eve of the 50th anniversary of the #Apollo11 moon landing, we received a copy of the Sunday New York Times featuring the event! (Here, Beaudry Allen, Preservation and Digital Archivist, meets with Mark Shiffman, PhD, Associate Professor, Classical Studies.)


Shawn ProctorShawn Proctor, MFA, is communications and marketing program manager at Falvey Memorial Library.


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Kallie’s Chords: The Mamas and the Papas


Celebrating Father’s Day, the latest installment of Kallie’s Chords features tracks celebrating the bond between parent and child. Check out the playlist above for father-daughter songs, father-son tunes, and melodies that capture the joys of parenthood. Happy Father’s Day to all the ‘Nova Nation Dads!

Kallie Stahl, MA ’17 CLAS, is communication and marketing specialist at Falvey Memorial Library. Her father ends every text message with the signature “From Dad.”

 


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