The Juggler & The Policeman
A juggler driving to a performance was stopped by a policeman. “What are those knives doing in your car?” asked the officer.
“I juggle them in my act.”
“Oh yeah?” said the cop. “Let’s see you do it.” The juggler began tossing and juggling the knives.
A guy driving by saw this and said, “Wow, am I glad I quit drinking. Look at the test they’re making you do now!”
A speech that entertains can be organized in a number of ways, so you’ll have to do a little juggling to find the way that works best for your purpose and audience. Here are two methods that have proven to be especially useful to novice public speakers: