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Richard Lederer

Born: May 26, 1938

Death: Jan 1, 2007

Profession: Writer

Nationality: United States

Richard Lederer

Date of Birth : May 26, 1938
Date of Death : Jan 1, 2007

Richard Lederer is an American author, speaker, and teacher. He is best known for his books on the English language and on word play such as puns, oxymorons, and anagrams. He refers to himself as "the Wizard of Idiom," "Attila the Pun," and "Conan the Grammarian." His weekly column, "Looking at Language", is syndicated in newspapers and magazines throughout the United States.


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