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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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The third umpires should be changed as often as nappies and for the same reason. 

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Mr. Kelsey's efforts are an interesting exploration into the threes phenomena as elucidating the need for adopting a comprehensive and comprehensible program-in-development criteria, the many facets of which are in the making. His amazing work is at http://www.triplicity.org.

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