Saturday, September 09, 2006

History of the day for September 9

In 1912, Fred Hoying revolutionizes public speaking by suggesting people start with a joke instead of the then-standard session of weeping and self-flagellation.

1 comment:

Nick said...

Weeping and self-flagellation has served me well for years. And by "Well" I mean, "I would rather die than speak in public".