Public Speaking Course:
Proverb Fortune Cookie Humor
(Before incorporating this type of humor make sure it is politically correct for your audience.)
Here is a good article from my public speaking course. As a public speaker you can add some cute humor to an otherwise boring presentation by attributing a saying to an ancient Chinese philosopher. Since these sayings are not attributed to anyone in particular, feel free to change or update them to fit your situation and make them more funny.
A good place to find these funny philosophies is by searching the internet. Here are some ones that I like and an example for changing them.
Original: You cannot prevent the birds of sadness from flying over
your head, but you can prevent them from nesting in your hair.
Original: He who walk on eggs should tread lightly.
Original: People who live in glass houses should not throw stones.
The contrast of the update to the original provides the humor and is practiced in your public speaking course.
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