Description: Eight is a lucky number in Chinese belief.
In Chinese the word for 'eight' sounds similar to the word for 'prosper' or 'wealth'. This superstition is so popular that it has been endorsed by the Chinese government, which started the Beijing Olympics on the 8th if August 2008, at 8 seconds and 8 minutes past 8 o'clock in the evening, in local time.
Chinese number eight is lucky
Eight gorgeous girls is luckier . .
Note: These superstitions
were researched and written by Stuart Macfarlane (Website:
and Tom Metcalfe (Website:
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