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General Meeting – November 2023

November 10, 2023 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm PST


November 10, 2023
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm PST
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"What's Up?"
John Garrett from TVA


Irvine Lecture Hall of the Chapman University
336 N Center St
Orange, CA 92866 United States
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This is a free and open to the public hybrid event, held both inperson and online. Due to the newly effective insurance requirements, we regret that we can not allow people under 18 on the Chapman Campus, they are welcome to attend online.

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This meeting’s speaker will present inperson from the Chapman University’s campus.









In RACING WITH THE MOON / DANCING WITH THE STARS. Richard Lederer, Ph.D., will share the etymology of words and phrases derived from our moon sun, galaxy and the stars. He’ll also welcome your questions about the English language — puns to punctuation, pronouns to pronunciation, and palaver to palindromes.

San Diego Union-Tribune language columnist Richard Lederer, Ph.D., is the author of 60 books about language, history, and humor, including his best-selling Anguished English series and his current title, Lederer’s Language & Laughter.

He is a founding co-host of “A Way With Words,” broadcast on Public Radio.

Dr. Lederer has been named International Punster of the Year and Toastmasters International’s Golden Gavel winner.

There will be a book signing after the event.

You can find the list of books authored by Dr. Lederer along with instructions for ordering, here: RichardLedererBookList

You can find the text of the talk here: RichardLedererMoonAndStars