The number three holds great power and fascination for us. We think about time as past, present and future. We divide our days into morning, noon, and night and our meals into breakfast, lunch and dinner. The human race is made up of men, women and children, and the English language evolved from Old English to Middle English to Modern English.
Word Ways: Vol. 34
, Article 10.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.butler.edu/wordways/vol34/iss4/10