You Can Say That Again is Bruce Rogers’ light-hearted look at the the
English language. It examines the origins, history, and peculiarities
of the language, and provides instruction on how to speak effectively.
It sets the record straight on how to pronounce some of the most
troublesome words and names. It examines the standards of the
electronic media and finds them wanting. And it offers tips on
preparation and presentation for platform speakers and broadcasters.
You Can Say That Again has a language quiz in every chapter, along with
lists of origins, political and business terms, sports and science
bloopers, puns, limericks, and euphemisms. There’s a pronunciation
guide for major languages. And there is help for those who want to join
the battle against jargon, slang, and clichés. Vocal confidence is
essential for personal success. You Can Say That Again can help you
sound better when you open your mouth to speak.