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Learning a New Word a Week


Here’s a good example of a funny / entertaining / humorous speech. It contains self deprecating jokes, puns, unexpected twists and poems. This was a winning speech at a speech contest in 2013.

Excerpt of Speech

An apple a day, keeps the doctor… Clever group, you are right. A doctor & I were once competing for the same woman. In order to keep the competing doctor at bay, I fed the woman apples every day. Therefore an apple a day did keep the doctor away. Contest Chair…

Speech Type

Funny / Entertaining / Humorous


7.5 minutes

File Format

Text (.txt) file

Suggested Presentation Style

Watch the video below to get an idea on how to present this speech.

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