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Harvesting the wind: 'Blah, blah, blah. . .'
"My opponent hasn't answer one of my emails."
Tags:speech, speeches, debate, debates, debater, debaters, public debate, public debates, public speaker, public speakers, email, emails, emailing, smartphone, smartphones, modern life, modern times, modern attitudes, politician, politicians, political campaign, political campaigns, political debate, political debates, hillary clinton, podium, podiums, modernt technology, modern technologies
'They say the secret to public speaking is to pick out one person in the audience and talk to him.' 'Well, did you?' 'Yeah. Unfortunately the person I picked out was snickering, pointing and whispering to the guy next to him.'
'...so the Marketing Department suggested I try a slide presentation.'
'I'm now going to open the floor to questions.'
"Look, I know I'm here to answer some tough questions, but could I have some easy ones to warm up with?"
Tags:politics, politician, politicians, political, political leader, political leaders, government, governments, president, presidents, press, press conference, conference, reporter, reporters, journalism, journalists, journalist, dodging the question, avoiding the question, unprepared, not prepared, unprofessional, public speaking, public speaker, public speakers
"Son, I think it's about time we had the TED Talk."
Tags:talk, talks, conference, conferences, adolescent, adolescence, chat, chats, expert, experts, expertise, birds and the bees, nature, natural world, modern life, modern times, modern update, modern updates, modern family, modern families, lecture, lectures, lecturing, public speaker, public speakers, public speaking
For More Effective Presentations Avoid Excessive Bullet Points.
'And now I would like to depart from my prepared text...'
Tags:speech, speeches, public speaking, public speaker, public speakers, growl, growling, pet, pets, dog, dogs, pup, pups, puppies, puppy, pet, pets, pet owner, pet owners, dog owner, dog owners, animal, animals, talking dog, talking dogs, talking animal, talking animals, speech writer, speech writers, speech coach, speech coaches
"Gentleman and laides..."
Tags:preconceived notion, preconceived notions, preconception, preconceptions, speaker, speakers, public speaker, public speakers, public speaking, wiseguy, wiseguys, commie, commies, jerk, jerks, pseudo-intellectual, pseudo-intellectuals, attitude, attitudes, announce, announces, announcement, announcements, announcing, announcer, announcers
Mime Anti-Defamation League: 'We can't find something nice to say so we say nothing at all!'
'Yes, I agree. But what really caught my attention is what the boss ISN'T saying!'
'You were talking in your sleep again.'
'Your presentation on the advantages of e-commerce would've been better had it not been for the use of the word 'dude' 183 times.'
'In preparing for his big speech Thorton practices freezing mindlessly in front of a mirror.'
"I'm so nervous! I feel like you're all in my stomach."
Tags:butterfly, butterflies, speech, speeches, public speech, public speeches, public speaking, public speaker, public speakers, ceremony, ceremonies, award, awards, acceptance speech, acceptance speeches, nerve, nervy, nerves, nervous, stomach, stomachs, belly, bellies, tummy, anxiety, fear, fears, nausea, nauseous, worry, worries, worrying, worried sick
'Dang, I forgot my notes!'
'I don't understand your question. Could you restate it as an answer?'
"I thought your show-and-tell was really brave."
Tags:show and tell, show-and-tell, elementary school, elementary schools, pre-school, pre-schools, primary school, primary show, crush, crushes, public speaker, public speakers, public speaking, perform, performs, performance, performances, controversy, controversial, kid, kids, childhood, compliment, compliments, complimentary, speech, speeches
"I only asked them to switch off their mobiles..."
"And now I'll open up the floor to softballs."
Tags:debate, debates, debater, debating, speech, speeches, public speaker, public speakers, public speaking, hardball questions, hardball questions, tough question, tough questions, difficult question, difficult questions, politician, politician, political candidate, political candidates, audience, audiences, open up the floor, open the floor, softball, softballs, hardball, hardballs, baseball, electoral candidate, electoral candidates
"I'd like to take a moment to define what I mean by 'defining moment.'"
Tags:public speaker, public speakers, public speaking, politician, politicians, defining moment, defining moments, pretentious, pretentiousness, waffle, waffling, waffling on, droning on, boring, boredom, bore, bores, ramble, rambling, avoiding the question, filibuster, filibusterer, filibustering, filibusters, diplomat, diplomatic, parliament, in parliament
"Mr. Chairman, distinguished guests, Gramm, Rudman, Hollings..."