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A triple entendre is a rare occurrence in language where a phrase can be understood in any of three ways.

A famous t-shirt at MIT, when women first were accepted stated: "women multiply at MIT." This could mean that women literally multiply numbers, that more and more women are coming to MIT (and the number of women is multiplying), or that women are having children at MIT.



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“I’m entitled to my opinion.”

“No, Schmuck. You are not entitled to your opinion. You are entitled to your informed opinion. Without information, it’s just babble, hot air and farts in the wind.”

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If you have a broadband connection and are using the web browser Internet Explorer, you can view a sabbatical presentation by the author of The Book of Threes. He suggests threes exist simultaneously as simplification, completion and memory. Read more at

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