rather give that speech after all?
The Eloquent Woman
OCTOBER 9, 2007
We've been guilty of repeating the myth that people fear public speaking more than anything else, but checked to get the data -- and in fact, snakes are feared more than public speaking, by 56 percent of those surveyed compared to 40 percent who fear public speaking, according to a 2001 Gallup poll. The snakes have been winning this contest since 1998, according to Gallup.)