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    April Fools: Seriously Funny Humor Writers

    Presented by at Mount Auburn Cemetery

    April 13, 2013


    April Fools: Seriously Funny Humor Writers

     This walking tour will focus on writers interred at Mount Auburn who flexed their funny bone on occasion, including some not known primarily for their humor. Laugh out loud humor may be substituted with old-timey innuendo, mixed metaphors, and terrible puns (poet Oliver Wendell Holmes once said, “stupidity often saves a man from going mad”). No need to be a fool to join us. Led by literary historian Rob Velella.

    Learn more about American literature at Rob Velella’s website,

    Mount Auburn Cemetery

    580 Mount Auburn Street
    Cambridge, MA 02138

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    Admission Info:

    $7 members; $12 non-members

    Phone: 617-607-1980

    Accessibility Information: Currently, no accessibility information is available for this event.

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