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

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

by Herbert Victor Prochnow
     
 

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
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Overview

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 writing, speaking, for any occasion, and makes for enjoyable browsing too!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780517206515
Publisher:
Random House Value Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/28/2000
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
5.74(w) x 8.54(h) x 1.18(d)

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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