For All You Obstreperous Recalcitrants
One of the best presents I ever got was this box of vocabulary flashcards. No idea if the young people use flashcards any more, but I took to them like [plural noun] to a [singular noun]. I recommend the foreign language ones, too.
If you ever have to give a speech, here’s what some male friends used to do: stick a word in there that the audience probably won’t understand but will be afraid to ask the meaning of. Great good fun, like an inside joke.
I gave a speech yesterday and did my own version. I dressed like my 7th grade French teacher. She wore velvety pants and flowing shirts and when she wrote on the board her keister jiggled. As did mine, friends, as did mine.