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Thursday, July 24 • 11:30am - 12:30pm
Conan the Grammarian Grammar Usage

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Dr. Richard Lederer, Usage Editor of the Random House Dictionary of the English Language and author of The Write Way, will offer a common-sense approach to grammar and usage. Where do you stand on terminal prepositions, split infinitives, “hopefully” as a floating adverb, “impact” as a verb, and “they” as a third-person singular pronoun? He’ll be available throughout the conference to answer your questions about language.

Learning Objective:
  • Improvement of grammar, usage, spelling and punctuation skills, as well as the acquisition of a philosophy of correct mechanical skills.

Credit: 1 MTT

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Richard Lederer, PhD

Longtime AHDI language columnist Richard Lederer, PhD, is the author of more than 40 books about language, history, and humor, including The Write Way, Sleeping Dogs Don’t Lay. Comma Sense, and Lederer on Language. He has been named International Punster of the Year and Toastmasters International’s Golden Gavel winner.


Thursday July 24, 2014 11:30am - 12:30pm
Milan Ballroom 4 The M Resort

Attendees (10)