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12 Most Common Ways People Start Talks (for Better or Worse)

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Ever wondered how to start a talk? There are many common ways members start sacrament meeting talks. We have all heard and probably done at least a couple of them. After asking what are the most popular ways people start LDS sacrament talks, this is what we came up with.

1. Webster’s Dictionary Definition

Who was Webster and why do we go to him for answers most of the time?

Webster’s used to be the go-to dictionary of many members, but several young people now quote from online dictionaries like dictionary.com. If the member is a person with a lot of education, he or she will probably use the Oxford dictionary definition.

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2. Bible Dictionary Definition

Don’t you hate it when you look up a word and there is no definition or it just tells you to see another word?

The Bible dictionary is a popular choice. However, sometimes the definitions are really long and people occasionally read definitions that are a few paragraphs long, reading way more than was necessary.

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