What fastmouthed auctioneers are saying

"The auctioneer is typically speaking logical sentences quickly," says Barry Baker of Ohio Real Estate Auctions, "with filler words mixed in."

For example, what you think is "brubbrdybrubbrdigmy thirty drbr..." is likely something like "bring a dollar bid would you dollar bid give me a thirty dollar bid." You find the filler that works for you.

Now check out tobacco auctions, for an entirely different vibe: