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I was curious why it is the number ‘88’ and I did a little search and found out that the number ‘88’ is actually used in morse code and amateur radio users to mean ‘hugs and kisses’.
The number ‘88’ also stands for ‘HH’ = hip hop in hip hop terms.
88 is often used to mean “bye bye” in Chinese-language chats, text messages, SMSs and IMs. 88 is pronounced in Chinese Mandarin language as “ba ba” (“bā bā” to be precise), simulating the sound of the English language “bye bye”.
THE COMEBACK AND GOODBYE STAGE.
SMENT REALLY DID IT THIS TIME.