November 15, 2021

Auctioneers: Why Do They Talk Like That?

by Every Little Thing

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This week, an episode from the archives: Why do auctioneers talk the way they do? And what are they actually saying? Professional auctioneer Junior Staggs tells us about the psychology behind auction-speak, and gives caller Katie some tips for developing her own auctioneer chant.