As the story goes, former Wyoming Gov. Nels Smith rose slowly out of his chair, stepped to the podium, looked out over the graduates, paused . . . and spoke:

"You done good."

Smith then turned around, walked back to his seat and sat down.

It's the perfect graduation speech: short, fun, short, insightful and, best of all, short.

Too bad most speakers believe graduation means a 20-minute sermon about . . . about . . . well, nobody's sure what it's about because we've all tuned out, going over grocery lists in our heads, texting under our gowns or performing origami on the commencement program.

Someone ought to limit these speakers to one sentence and one sentence only.

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