Friday, August 08, 2008


From Dallas News:

8-8-08 proves to be a popular date for weddings

11:49 AM CDT on Thursday, August 7, 2008

By RACHEL SLADE / The Dallas Morning News

It’s a day that comes once in a lifetime — or at least once in a century.

Last summer, brides fought over caterers, venues and gowns in preparation for their July 7 weddings. This year the desired date is 8-8-08.

Tiffani Mauldin, 31, and Ryan Frederick, 23, of Dallas tattooed triple eights on their wrists before their engagement as a symbol of their infinite love. They will marry the evening of 8-8-08
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“It’s huge,” said Rebecca Dolgin, executive editor of The Knot magazine. “Couples want to make their wedding unique, and what better way to do it than to pick a special date?”

Happy couples aren’t the only ones hoping the date will bring them good fortune. The number has special meaning for many Asians, especially in China where the 29th Olympiad is set to kick off at 8:08:08 p.m. Friday.

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