"During a campaign, the air is full of speeches—and vice versa” (the reverse, meaning “the speeches are full of air") is a humorous quip that appears to date from the 1960s. The authorship is unknown.
The Quote Garden: Quotations about Politics
During a campaign the air is full of speeches - and vice versa. ~Author Unknown
National Catholic Educational Association
Normally, I suppose, one could summarize most conventions by simply stating that the air was full of speeches and vice versa.
27 May 1983, Aiken (SC) Standard, “As Ashley Cooper Sees The Issues” by Ashley Cooper, pg. 4A, col. 4:
The air is full of speeches by our presidential hopefuls and vice versa.
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7 techniques for starting your speech, 11 techniques for keeping it rolling, including 500 icebreakers
By Art Fettig
Battle Creek, MI: Growth Unlimited
At every convention the air is full of speeches and vice versa.
Penn State Digital Library
27 October 1986, Daily Collegian (Penn State University):
During a campaign, the air is full of speeches ; and vice versa.
20,000 Quips & Quotes
By Evan Esar
New York, NY: Barnes & Noble Books
During a political campaign the air is full of speeches — and vice versa.
2 July 2008, Wall Street Journal, “In Praise of Political Insults”:
During a campaign, Henry Adams reminded us, the air is full of speeches and vice versa.
the Rhodents’ slice of cheese
Sunday, October 18, 2009
“During a campaign, the air is full of speeches - and vice versa.” - Author Unknown.
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