Public speaking vs. death
APRIL 21, 2008
I think I'll get into my workout clothes, so I'll be ready to go when it's time. Here's what she told me in an e-mail: "I have a standing offer to all my participants: Bring me a current, scientifically credible study showing that public speaking is the #1 fear and I'll give you $100. The quoted source for this "fact" is The Book of Lists, which, even in current editions, shows a tiny blurb in the Sunday Times of London from October 7, 1973, as its source. Happy Monday!