Rule of Three

Jesse Sheidlower jester at PANIX.COM
Mon Feb 9 02:39:24 UTC 2004

On Sun, Feb 08, 2004 at 06:08:25PM -0800, Arnold M. Zwicky wrote:
> over the place.)  has anyone looked at the history?  (is
> location-location-location in the real estate domain the earliest
> exemplar in english?  in any case, what's the earliest citation for an
> exemplar?)
> this is *not* an invitation for people to supply their recollections of
> exemplars of the formula, though citations from printed sources or data
> collections, especially of some age, would be welcome.

A bit over a month ago, Barry posted a 1960 example to this list
of "location" x 3.

Jesse Sheidlower

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