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ALWAYS IN THREES.

ALL MISFORTUNES OCCUR IN THREES.

Submitter comment: INFORMANT LEARNED IT FROM HER MOTHER

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): THREES

Subject headings: 686 Thirds / Thrice / Three / Triple

Date learned: 08-11-1964

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DEATH ALWAYS COMES IN THREES.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): DEATH ; THREES

Subject headings: 686 Thirds / Thrice / Three / Triple

Date learned: 09-00-1969

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PROVERB

DEATH COMES IN THREE'S

Where learned: DETROIT ; TOLD AT INFORMANTS HOME

Keyword(s): DEATH ; THREES

Subject headings: 686 Thirds / Thrice / Three / Triple
PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

Date learned: 01-16-1970

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Death

Death comes in 3's.

Submitter comment: Mother says this a lot especially if we hear of at least 2
deaths. She always says there is going to be a 3rd.

Where learned: LOUISIANA ; LAFAYETTE

James Callow Keyword(s): THREES

Subject headings: 686 Thirds / Thrice / Three / Triple
BELIEF -- Death Funeral Burial

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THREE, SIX, NINE THE GOOSE DRANK WINE,
THE MONKEY CHEWED TOBACCO
ON THE STREETCAR LINE.
THE LINE BROKE,
THE MONKEY GOT CHOKE(ED)
AND THEY ALL WENT TO HEAVEN
IN A LITTLE ROWBOAT (CLAP, CLAP).

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; NASHVILLE

James Callow Keyword(s): ANIMALS ; HUMOR COUNTING BY THREES

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Narrative Verse

Date learned: 12-05-1973

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