Richard Lederer
Richard Lederer

Fun with Grammar

Come prepared to laugh and learn.

December 5, 2022 at 7:30 p.m.

Dr. Richard Lederer. award winning columnist and author, will present a benefit performance of his one-man show for Scripps Ranch Theatre. 

Richard Lederer, Union-Tribune language columnist, best-selling language author, and former Usage Editor for the Random House Dictionary, will illuminate essential grammar, usage, and punctuation, including the terminal preposition, split infinitive, they as a third-person singular pronoun, and the utility of the serial comma. 

Dr. Lederer is the author of more than 50 books about language, history, and humor, including his best-selling Anguished English series and his current titles, The Complete Pleasury of Word & Phrase Origins and Lederer’s Language & Laughter.

He is a founding co-host of “A Way With Words,” broadcast on KPBS. He has been named International Punster of the Year and Toastmasters International’s Golden Gavel winner.

This benefit performance will support Scripps Ranch Theatre. All ticket sales and auction items (Lederer on Language or Poker 101) will go to SRT.

Tickets are $20.

Scroll to Top