The three bears
with three chairs
and three beds
and three bowls of porridge.
and I'll puff,
and I'll blow your house in?"
|three little pigs|
They all ran after the farmer's wife
she cut off their tales with the carving knife
did you ever see such a sight in your life?
|three blind mice|
Three kings visit the babe in Bethlehem.
Three crosses at Calvary.
Three days before Christ arose.
Peter's three denials of Christ.
Three times the cock crows.
To denote time- yesterday, today, tomorrow.
Past, present, future.
Morning, noon and night.
Twenty-four hour day- divided by three equals three eight hour shifts.
The trilogy, triad, trinity.
"I'll give you three wishes."
"Third times a charm."
"Three strikes you're out."
"Three ring circus."
"Three sheets to the wind."
"Thought, word, and deed."
"Me'nage a trois." (Ooooh la la.)
"Hear no evil, speak no evil, see no evil."
While reading what I could about the number three today, I learned humans perceive white light as a mixture of three additive primary hues- red, green, and blue. Who knew?
For one of the most conclusive essays regarding the number three, consult this website, www.threes.com
Or, for a generic version, there is always good old wiki.
What comes to mind when you think of the number three?
I hope you enjoyed this post today, brought to you by the number three. Now I'm off to enjoy my three day weekend.