The Answer Sheet: Commencement Speeches

Posted at 06:01 AM ET, 05/19/2013

Five of the best 2013 commencement speeches (so far)

Watch and read what they said.

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Tags:  Commencement Speeches, Guess Who Made Jefferson Jokes

Posted at 12:37 PM ET, 05/12/2013

Five hysterical commencement speeches

A frog gave one of them.

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Tags:  Commencement Speeches, Ellen, etc., Jon

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 05/09/2010

The funniest commencement speeches

Most graduation speeches are boring; who really remembers theirs? But some classes get lucky, and are graced with a speaker who says something memorable because it is profound rather than sappy, or because it is really funny, or because it is profound and funny at the same time. I like the funny ones, so here are excerpts of some of the funny ones.

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