They hump them thirteen times a night

from E. E. Cummings – The boys i mean are not refined on Rap Genius

Meaning

Thirteen has always been that bad luck number. When a numerologist sees 7 in life it’s a good sign; that’s why seven’s everywhere (seven days in a week, seven deadly sins, seven musical notes, seven heavenly and contrary virtues…

…the list goes on, man).

7 is very often associated with God, and thus has been associated with perfection. 7 shows up in a lot of places in the bible, and has become associated with God (thus perfection) and descended through society back in the good old “combination church and state” days.

To take a 1 out of a number was to take your individual desire into account, which is why 666 is the number of the devil (7 = God, 6 = God — you, and when listed 3 times symbolizes creation of this selfishness, AKA the devil).

Now ready to really lose your shit?

When a number was multiplied by 2, the number was supposed to be more unified and more perfect. 13 was 7 x 2 — 1 (remember the individual selfishness?). In Judeo-Christian lore, this meant that one was denying a GREAT form of God, and why would you do that?

THIS is why 13 is unlucky. Boys humping the girls 13 times a night is just a sign of the bad luck brewing for them, somewhere.

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