Posted by Gary Martin on May 19, 2006
In Reply to: Unlucky thirteen posted by Simmy on May 19, 2006
: I quite recently had the good fortune to have the aquaintance of a men whose job it was to design and build the scaffolds for the execution of Germans post WW11. He said that scaffolds always, by custom had thirteen steps.
World War Eleven? - that would require some bad luck.
We've had this before - https://www.phrases.org.uk/bulletin_board/3/messages/351.html