Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Funny Public Speaking Goofs

"I'm not against the blacks and a lot of the good blacks will attest to that."
--Evan Mecham, then governor of Arizona

"Nixon has been sitting in the White House while George McGovern has been
exposing himself to the people of the United States."
--Frank Licht, then governor of Rhode Island, campaigning for McGovern in

"Retraction: The 'Greek Special' is a huge 18 inch pizza and not a huge 18
inch penis, as described in an ad. Blondie's Pizza would like to apologize
for any confusion Friday's ad may have caused."
--correction printed in The Daily Californian

"Winfield goes back to the wall. He hits his head on the wall and it rolls
off! It's rolling all the way back to second base! This is a terrible thing
for the Padres!"
--Jerry Coleman, Padres radio announcer

"I want you to take your balls in your hand and bounce them on the floor and
then throw them as high as you can. Now, have you all got your balls in your
--announcer of children's radio show "Life With Mother" to her audience

They X-Rayed my head and found nothing.
--Jerome "Dizzy" Dean

"The Holocaust was an obscene period in our nation's history...this
century's history.... We all lived in this century. I didn't live in this
-Dan Quayle