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The intelligent conversationalist : 31 cheat sheets that will show you how to talk to anyone about anything, anytime / Imogen Lloyd Webber.

Lloyd Webber, Imogen, author. (Author).
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  • 4 of 5 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch 395.59 LLOYD WEBBER (Text) 33946003122608 New Books . 2nd Floor Available -
Jay County Public Library - Portland 395.59 W371 (Text) 76383000442678 Adult New Shelf, NF Checked out 12/19/2016
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781250040473
  • ISBN: 1250040477
  • Physical Description: xi, 396 pages ; 21 cm
  • Edition: First Edition.
  • Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Griffin, 2016.

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Formatted Contents Note: Introduction -- English language. Spelling ; Grammar ; Separated by a common language: English and American ; Debate -- Math and economics. History of money ; Economists ; A quick guide to the credit crunch (c. 2008) and Eurogeddon (still going) ; American dreamers: the good, the bad, and the aha! -- Religion. Religions ; Religious holidays ; Religion is no excuse -- History. Basic American beginnings ; Grid of American presidents ; American imperialism ; Grid of kings and queen of England from 1066 ; World War I, World War II, and the Cold War ; Middle Eastern history -- Politics. The American Constitution ; American law ; Political scandals ; Elections -- Geography. Map one: World map ; Map two: Nuclear weapons -- Biology, aka sex and gender. Life and death ; Feminism ; Homosexuality -- Culture. Authors you need to know about ; Artists you need to know about ; Composers you need to know about ; Theater ; Awards season conversation -- Conclusion.
Summary, etc.: "Have you ever been at a cocktail party when all of a sudden you feel like an outsider in the conversation because you have absolutely no idea what the person is talking about? You're standing around with a glass of wine and someone starts talking about how the stock market did that day leading to the career highs of Ben Bernanke and the best way to short a stock. You stand there completely silent because you know nothing about the stock market, let alone the history of economics. You're being pushed to the outside edge of the pack and there's no way to reach gracefully for your iPhone and Google. Fear not: Imogen Lloyd Webber is on a mission to make everyone as conversationally nimble as she has learned to be as a cable news pundit. Her solution: get a few cheat sheets and study up. Remember cheat sheets, those slips of paper filled with facts? As Imogen might say "Google is good, but a cheat sheet is forever..." In eight cheat sheets, Imogen takes you through the facts that come up in most conversations: the English language, math/economics, religion, history, politics, geography, biology and culture. From the history of money to who signed The Magna Carta, Imogen shows you how to get back in a conversation, win any argument and most importantly, how to pivot out of a tough conversational bind. Imogen Lloyd Webber's The Cheat Sheets will help you talk with anyone about anything anytime"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Conversation.
SELF-HELP / Personal Growth / Success.

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