What do cats say to each other at Christmas?
“Have a Furry Meowy Christmas!”
What do dogs say to each other at Christmas?
How do sheep greet each other at Christmas?
“Season’s Bleetings and Fleece Navidad! Fleece on earth, good wool to sheep!”
If athletes get athlete’s foot, what do astronauts get?
From best-selling language writer and International Punster of the Year Richard Lederer comes this hilarious book about our most joyous holiday, illuminated by candles and graced by decorations, Christmas trees, poinsettias, traditional songs and carols, family feasts, the exchange of presents and greeting cards, and the donning of ugly sweaters.
A Treasury of Christmas Humor is chock-full of puns, jokes, riddles, games, poems, stories, songs, history, word origins, lore, and more! Inside you'll find your favorite Christmas characters, including Santa Claus, Frosty the Snowman, elves, and all the reindeer, including red-nosed Rudolph.
Jim McLean’s sprightly drawings add to the rollicking fun of A Treasury of Christmas Humor.
This is the perfect book for family, friends, and yourself — everyone who loves Christmas fun!
About Richard Lederer
Richard Lederer is the author of more than fifty books about language, history, and humor, including his best-selling Anguished English series and his current books, The Joy of Names and A Treasury of Christmas Humor. He is a founding co-host of A Way With Words, broadcast on Public Radio.
Dr. Lederer’s syndicated column, Lederer on Language, appears in newspapers and magazines throughout the United States. He has been named International Punster of the Year and Toastmasters International’s Golden Gavel winner.
He lives in San Diego with his wife, Simone van Egeren.
Praise for Richard Lederer
Richard Lederer has done it again — another delightful, witty, and hugely absorbing celebration of the English language. Is there no stopping this man? -Bill Bryson, author of The Mother Tongue
Richard Lederer is to wordplay what John Philip Sousa is to marches. -Rod L. Evans, author of Tyrannosaurus Lex
Richard Lederer ought to be declared a national treasure. No one has more fun with the English language. -Richmond Times Dispatch
Richard Lederer is the true King of Language Comedy. -Sidney Sheldon, author of Master of the Game