A Coveted Phone Number Sells for $325K!

There's a reason the 2008 Olympics in Beijing started at 8:08 on the eighth day of the eighth month, notesChannelNewsAsia. In China, the number eight is considered lucky because it sounds much like the word for "prosperity." All of which might help explain why somebody just paid $325,000 for a phone number over the weekend at an online auction in the country. It seems the phone number in question ends in five consecutive eights. Read more here>>>https://www.newser.com/story/295030/somebody-paid-325k-for-a-phone-number.html

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