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Singer Songwriter & Vocal Coach, Lizanne Hennessey - Voice Coach

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What is it about 'three'?

"Good things come in threes."
"Third time's the charm."
"Two's company, three's a crowd"
Being a third wheel... having a three-way... a love triangle...
The Rule of three... the top three...
Could ""omne trium perfectum" be fact?

If I type the word "three" into the search bar here on TED, I get a page full of threes. 3 reasons to do this, 3 ways to achieve that...

What is about three?

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  • May 16 2013: perhaps it is because it promotes discussion , rather than the argument of two.

    Is also heavily steeped in the old religions of maiden , mother, and crone.

    Breeze thru the Womens Book of Myths and Secrets , and you will see where most of the references come from.
    • May 16 2013: Good point, Morgan, about threes being represented in religion, like the Holy Trinity...
      It's a strong literary and communicative tool.

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