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Can you guess all of these expressions and titles that use a list of three words?

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List of 3
The title of a 2000 American slapstick black comedy film directed by the Farrelly brothers and starring Jim Carrey and Renée Zellweger, about a Rhode Island state trooper who suffers a psychotic break.
Me,
Myself
& Irene
As a real estate agent will tell you, these are the three most important factors in determining the desirability of a property. Also, the title of a British TV reality show (2000-present).
Location,
location,
location
For safety’s sake, do this at street corners and railroad crossings.
Stop,
look,
and listen
The title of a 1973 American TV film directed by Norman Panama and starring Karen Valentine and John Davidson; and of the 1967 book by Donald Bain, on which the film was based. The book, about the adventures of two lusty young airline stewardesses (now known as flight attendants), was originally published as an anecdotal autobiography, with the two main characters (Trudy Baker and Rachel Jones) given as its authors.
Coffee,
Tea
or Me?
Three W’s that mean “all the underlying reasons.”
whats,
whys,
and wherefores
A list of three names used as a placeholder for unspecified people. Preceded by “every,” it means “everyone.” Preceded by “any,” it means “anyone.”
Tom,
Dick,
and/or Harry
Part of the title of Jared Diamond’s 1997 Pulitzer Prize-winning transdisciplinary book. The title’s “list of three” references the means by which European imperialism was enabled.
Guns,
Germs,
and Steel
English translation of words attributed to Julius Caesar, describing the brief Battle of Zela (47 BCE). (“Veni, Vidi, Vici”)
I came,
I saw,
I conquered
The title of a 1968 American family comedy-drama film directed by Melville Shavelson and starring Lucille Ball, Henry Fonda, and Van Johnson; and of its 2005 remake, directed by Raja Gosnell and starring Dennis Quaid and Rene Russo. The 1968 version is about the blended family formed by the marriage of a widow with 8 children to a widower with 10. In the 2005 version, the widower has 8 children and the widow has 4 biological and 6 adopted children.
Yours,
Mine
and/& Ours
These types of accidents cause nearly 700 workplace fatalities per year in the U.S., and many more injuries.
slips,
trips,
and falls
The three S’s on offer from shelters run by social services organizations that are also religious groups.
soup,
soap,
and salvation
The title of a Jesse Stone song, recorded in 1954 by blues shouter Big Joe Turner and covered in the same year by Bill Haley & His Comets, that sounds like what you might do with dice.
Shake,
Rattle,
and Roll
What we should do today, “… for tomorrow we die.”
Eat,
drink
and be merry
A common viral childhood disease.
Hand,
Foot
and Mouth
Idiomatic expression meaning “whatever the outcome.”
win,
lose,
or draw
Standard tee shirt sizes.
small,
medium,
and large
Cogent; concise; succinct.
short
and sweet
and to the point
The traditional series of cues the director gives to the members of a silent film crew at the beginning of a take.
Lights!
Camera!
Action!
The title of a 1987 film directed by John Hughes and starring Steve Martin and John Candy, about an ad executive and a shower curtain ring salesman struggling to get home to Chicago in time for Thanksgiving.
Planes,
Trains
and Automobiles
A leadership style in which an individual not only manages their subordinates, but extends their influence with higher levels of management and with peers across functional and business unit boundaries.
up,
down,
and sideways
A jocular variant rephrasing of the Eagle, Globe, and Anchor emblem and insignia of the United States Marine Corps.
Bird,
Ball,
and Chain
A wide range of actions, circumstances, characteristics, topics, or other items.
this,
that,
and the other
Idiomatic expression meaning in or to many different places; all over the place.
here,
there
and everywhere
An idiomatic expression usually used dismissively in response to someone making repeated excuses; or used in regret over not having conducted oneself differently. In a different sequence, the title of a 2022 Taylor Swift song.
Could’ve,
would’ve,
should’ve
If you were completely fooled by a deception, you fell for it …
hook,
line
and sinker
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