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Dr. Rod L. Evans is an author, lecturer, and philosopher who writes and speaks on language,trivia,popular misconceptions,ethics,practical political philosophy,and personal responsibility. He graduated from Old Dominion University, and earned his Ph.D. in Philosophy from the University of Virginia. He is Lecturer of Philosophy at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia.
Dr. Evans has published eighteen books in several subjects, including English usage, recreational linguistics, lexicography, trivia, political philosophy, and religion.His latest book,a wordplay book called "Tyrannosaurus Lex," was praised by author Richard Lederer,who said,"No one makes the alphabet dance as brilliantly and entertainingly as Rod Evans." The following persons have written introductions or forewords for Dr. Evans's books: Isaac Asimov, William F. Buckley, Paul Simon (the late U.S. senator), Linus Pauling, Hugh Downs, Steve Allen, and Betty White. The following persons have endorsed his books: Milton Friedman, Walter Williams, Dr. Thomas Szasz, Albert Ellis, Ken Jennings (Jeopardy! champion), Joe Edley (Scrabble champion), and Tyler Hinman (Crossword puzzle champion).
He has won two teaching awards, has earned an entry in Who's Who in America, and is a member of Mensa and the Triple Nine Society.