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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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William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare (1564-1616)
William Shakespeare (1564-1616)
 

"Some people are born great, some people achieve greatness and some people have greatness thrust upon them."

Malvolio - in Twelfth Night

3's flash

Herb O Buckand has an enormous interest in the structure of threes and has been collecting and examining these concepts for years. He has an exciting website for his Threseology Research Journal located at http://www.threesology.org. Here he delves into concepts in threes in many different areas. He is a true generalist.

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