Human beings use threes to conceptualize everything. Three data points are enough to describe an entire set. Take time for example. We break it into before, during, and after. Look at the basic structure of color.
For example, primary colors in pigment (red, yellow, & blue) make up all colors. Color is also classified into primary, secondary, and tertiary. Look at our basic sentence structure to communicate. Subject, verb, object. In Japan the ordering is subject, object, verb, but they both utilize three components to communicate. The list goes on and on and on. . .
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I received an email from Miles Mendoza to feature the Book of Threes on the Steve Wright Show on BBC2. His family talk radio show cause hundreds of British entries into the book.
My favorite – 'ello, 'ello, 'ello. Continue reading Threes.com featured on the BBC2
The late Dr. Alan Dundes, Professor of Folklore and Anthropology at the University of California Berkeley writes on and on and on about things that come in threes.
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