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A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Podium: The Speaker's Complete Guide to Great Jokes, Anecdotes, and Stories
     

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Podium: The Speaker's Complete Guide to Great Jokes, Anecdotes, and Stories

by Herbert V. Prochnow, Herbert Victor Prochnow
 

"[Prochnow] . . . wrote the book on public speaking."

The Chicago Rotary Club



"A wonderful collection! This is must reading for all who give speeches."

James W. Robinson, author of Better Speeches in 10 Simple Steps



"A veritable treasure chest—all in one

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"[Prochnow] . . . wrote the book on public speaking."

The Chicago Rotary Club



"A wonderful collection! This is must reading for all who give speeches."

James W. Robinson, author of Better Speeches in 10 Simple Steps



"A veritable treasure chest—all in one volume."

American Banker



Add sparkle to your speeches and introductions. Enliven your conversations with humor and memorable facts so that important ideas will not be forgotten.



With more than 2,000 epigrams, literary quotations, anecdotes from biographies, humorous stories, inspiring illustrations, and interesting facts, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Podium is the essential reference you need to present your ideas colorfully and effectively. Inside you'll find:



500 humorous stories
500 epigrams and quips
160 unusual quotations from world leaders through the ages
292 humorous definitions
100 stories and comments from unusual lives
190 statements on important subjects by great thinkers
209 wise and witty proverbs
and so much more!

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Podium is great for any occasion and makes for enjoyable browsing too!

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American Banker
A veritable treasure chest -- all in one volume.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761514527
Publisher:
Crown Publishing Group
Publication date:
06/30/1998
Pages:
357
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 8.48(h) x 0.83(d)

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James W. Robinson
A wonderful collection! This is must reading for all who give speeches.

Meet the Author

Herbert V. Prochnow is the author and editor of over 40 books, including the bestselling The Public Speaker's Treasure Chest (HarperCollins).

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