Mad as a Hatter - The Origins & Meanings of Sayings

Sandy Leong


Region:
Anywhere
Notice Period:
Regular (more than one month's notice)
Type:
Professional Speaker
Fee:
Paid: £65 local to Loughborough, Leicestershire, contact for charge for talks further a field.
Category:
History
Updated:
8th August 2017
Tagged:
History | Sayings | Idioms

Some people could say that I’m as mad as a hatter because I’m fascinated by the origins of the sayings we use in everyday conversation. There are more sayings than you can shake a stick at. For any doubting Thomas' out there I'll let the cat out of the bag and pull out all the stops to entertain you, with stories of how the sayings we use all the time, came about.

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About Sandy Leong

Sandy Leong is married to a Malaysian, spending time living and working in Malaysia. She is a professional speaker, trainer & published author and historian; she has had a lifelong career as an educator & developer of people working in the UK & the Far East; she is a qualified teacher, past CEO of a Racial Equality Council, Guest Lecturer at Universities, and Colleges of Further Education. She is Immediate Past President of a Speakers Club & an active member of the National Association of Speakers Clubs, & Chair of a Board of Trustees of a large Charity. She speaks regularly at Conferences, & to a wide range of groups including, W.I’s, U3A‘s & Historical Societies & as an After Dinner Speaker and is a guest lecturer with P & O, Fred Olsen and Thomson Cruise Lines.
Her specialist areas are the Vikings and the Tudors.


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