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Surviving the Holiday Party

Dec 14, 2006 (Talk of the Nation)

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It's holiday party season again, and Talk of the Nation unwraps its guide to surviving the festivities. Amy Sedaris offers up some tongue-in-cheek advice on throwing the perfect bash. A discussion on surviving the holiday party.


Amy Sedaris, Author of I Like You: Hospitality Under the Influence

Steve Kleinedler, Lexicographer, Editor of 100 Words to Make You Sound Smart

Amy Dickinson, Writes the syndicated column "Ask Amy" for the Chicago Tribune

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20 Party Words

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