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Axtell, Roger E.Do's and taboos of public speaking : how to get thosebutterfiles flying in formation / Roger E. Axtell ; illustrations byMike Fornwald.
cm.Includes index.ISBN 0-471-53671-7 (alk. paper)ISBN 0-471-53670-9 (pbk. : alk. paper)1. Public speaking. 2. Business communication. 3. Oralcommunication. I. Title.PN4121.A87 1992808.5'1—dc20 91-42526Printed in the United States of America10 98765432