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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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Winston Churchill

Winston Churchill (1874-1965)
Winston Churchill (1874-1965)
 

If you have an important point to make, don't try to be subtle or clever. Use the pile driver. Hit the point once. Then come back and hit it again. Then hit it a third time; a tremendous whack.

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