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January 5, 2021

Poems to Read Aloud: Benjamin Franklin's January


Resources , The Buckley Experience , Poems to Read Aloud

Did Ben Franklin know that reading poems out loud could improve public speaking? Did you know that Benjamin Franklin wrote poetry? Get 2021 started with his lines for the first month of the year...

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December 21, 2020

Public Speaking Virtues & Vices: Sarcasm


Virtues & Vices , Strictly Speaking , Speaker's Bookshelf , The Buckley Experience

A sprinkle of sarcasm may delight an audience--but if it's your dominant platform style, you have a problem. Our founder holds forth on how much is too much and what to do about it...

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December 16, 2020

Rhetorical Device of the Month: Anacoluthon


Rhetorical Devices , Resources , The Buckley Experience , Just For Fun

Want to seem as if you're making your presentation up as you go along? Turns out, rhetoric has a word for that.

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