Wednesday, September 14, 2016

What the Auctioneer is Saying

We know that professional auctioneers develop a lovely chant that goes as fast as the bidding will allow, whether you can understand it or not. The patter is hypnotic, and the speed moves the auction along. But is it all nonsense? No, it’s real language, although manipulated. Barry Baker is not only an auctioneer, but teaches the art to others as well. Here he explains a bit about the auctioneer chant and lets us in on what they are really saying. (via Viral Viral Videos)

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