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November 19, 2007 06:59 ET

Media Advisory: Expedia.ca-Canada's Top Motormouths Race for Fast Talking Glory

Expedia.ca and World's Fastest Talker to crown Canada's fastest talker at Second City on Tuesday, Nov. 20

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 19, 2007) - They are Canada's best of the best - blabbers, that is. On Tuesday, November 20, the country's top ten fast talkers will descend on Toronto to go head to head - or mouth to mouth - at the Expedia.ca Fast Talker Showdown. The winner takes all with a free trip for six to Las Vegas!!!

Since October 22, Canadians have visited www.FastTalkToVegas.ca to recite their dream Las Vegas vacation as fast as possible within 15 seconds. Entrants recorded their video or voicemail submissions and visitors to the site voted on their favourites. After hundreds of submissions, thousands of votes and countless laughs, the top ten will get their 15 seconds of fame in Toronto.



What: The Expedia.ca Fast Talker Showdown - Finalists will race through
a Vegas vacation itinerary as fast they can in 15 seconds. Three
judges will rate them on speed, clarity, creativity and integration
of content and then name a winner!

Where: The Second City, 51 Mercer Street, Toronto
(between Blue Jay Way and John Street,
one block South of King St.)

When: Tuesday, November 20, 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Who: Canada's top ten fastest talkers, including:
- Keryn "TellMyChildrenLaterThatTheirFather'sTheKing!" G.
- Cary "ThisIsWhyVegasRules...Yeah!" C.

The judges
- Fran Capo, the Guinness Book of World Records' fastest
talking female who can speak 603 WORDS IN 54.2 SECONDS
- that's 11 words per second!
- Travel expert Loren Christie
- Expedia.ca Managing Director Sean Shannon

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