Richard Lederer: Dances With Words

a unique concert that combines the talents of best-selling language author Richard Lederer and folk-singing humorist Bill Shipper. These two sparring punsters will perform Rich's educational wordfun set to original music by composer, instrumentalist, and singer Bill Shipper. Come prepared to be entertained and edified by learning dressed up to have fun.
Richard Lederer is the author of 50 books about language, history, and humor, including his best-selling Anguished English series and his current book, The Joy of Names.
Dr. Lederer’s syndicated column, “Lederer on Language,” appears in newspapers and magazines throughout the United States, including the San Diego Union-Tribune, and he is a founding co-host of “A Way With Words,” broadcast on KPBS Public Radio. He has been named International Punster of the Year and Toastmasters International’s Golden Gavel winner.
Bill Shipper is a folk singer from Memphis, TN, whose newest CD, My Lover Loves Liver: Funny Songs for People Who Eat and Drink, pokes fun at foodies. For more information visit


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