The Olympic Games in Beijing start on 8/8/08. That's no coincidence—8 is a lucky number to the Chinese. Numbers-obsessed NYT reporter Jennifer 8. Lee must be so excited! She wrote yesterday's Times article about Chinese couples getting married on dates and times that include the number 8. And she adjusted the number of chapters in her book, The Fortune Cookie Chronicles, to have 18 chapters instead of 19. (But that was to appeal to the Jews, who love Chinese food.)