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Members of the public are also welcome.

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Our OC Mensa Speakers Forum will be held as a virtual event until further notice. You may attend from the comfort and safety of your own home.

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Sunday, December 5, 2021

4:00 PM

Speaker: Richard Lederer

Topic: A Treasury of Christmas Humor


How do cats greet each other on Christmas?

A furry meowy Christmas and a happy Mew Year.

Mensa Bulletin language columnist Richard Lederer will offer a treasury of Christmas humor, lore, and information about the holiday. He’ll be delighted to take your questions about all matters linguistic.

Dr. Lederer, a member of San Diego Mensa, is the author of more than 50 books* about language, history, and humor, including his best-selling Anguished English series and his current titles, A Treasury of Halloween Humor, A Treasury of Christmas Humor, Literary Trivia, and A Pleasury of Word &  Phrase Origins. He is a founding co-host of “A Way With Words,” broadcast on Public Radio.

Dr. Lederer’s syndicated column, “Lederer on Language,” appears in newspapers and magazines throughout the United States.. He has been named International Punster of the Year and Toastmasters International’s Golden Gavel winner.

Format: This will be a virtual program on Zoom. See the December Oracle for the Zoom link.

Contact: Angie Mattson, OCM President, president@ocmensa.org.


Books by Richard Lederer

Click here for a listing of Richard Lederer’s most popular books and how to order.