Our expert says:
Is this really the first time this happened to anyone in your office ? What a lucky bunch of folks ! Has always happened to me from time to time - and maybe especially when the matter is important and the audience significant.
Try addressing a convention hall with 3.000 delegates, and suddenly, after one great sentence, realise you have totally lost the thread ? That's when it's worth having a handful of rehearsed ad libs to fill in with.
One that comes in handy for me has been " There are of course three major signs of dementia. The first is loss of memory - and I cant remember what the other three are."
While they're chuckling, you glance at your notes, and resume
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