Blogging Hexakosioihexekontahexaphobia, Fear of 666
Posted on June 6, 2006Today is 6-6-06. If you have hexakosioihexekontahexaphobia then you are very creeped out today. A BBC article about hexakosioihexekontahexaphobia and today's date says a group of 2,000 Dutch evangelicals are holding a prayer vigil today to ward off evil. The article says the Dutch evangelical Christians "believe that the sixth day of the sixth month of 2006 has great significance for evil-doers and Satanists who revere the number 666."
The Boston Herald lists some corporate 666 superstitious incidents like when "Intel introduced the 666 MHz Pentium III in 1999, the company called it Pentium III 667."
We only found 144 posts about hexakosioihexekontahexaphobia on Technorati but there are over 46,000 English language posts for the number 666. Here are a few more items of interest from around the blogosphere: