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The Artful Nuance
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Rod L. Evans, PhD, is a professor of philosophy at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia. He is the author ofEvery Good Boy Deserves Fudge; The Artful Nuance; Sorry, Wrong Answer; Thingamajigs and Whatchamacallits; and many other books. Dr. Evans' lecture topics and philosophical interests include language, trivia, and ethics.

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?If you?re a word nut like I am, you?ll be a fervent?not a fervid!?fan of Rod Evans's invaluable guide to the most easily confused words in English. I paged through it with zest and zeal?which, if I may spoil the ending, turn out to be not quite the same thing.?
?Ken Jennings, author of "Brainiac: Adventures in the Curious, Competitive, Compulsive Worlds of Trivia Buffs," holder of longest winning streak on ?Jeopardy!?
?Because the English language possesses far more words than any other, Rod Evans's "The Artful Nuance" is an especially useful reference book for all of us who desire to speak and write right.?
?Richard Lederer, author of "Anguished English"
?A valuable and edifying reference for anyone who is interested in the myriad nuances of our language.?
?Tyler Hinman, four-time American Crossword Puzzle Champion
?Everyone who writes or speaks for a living?or aspires to do so?should read this book! It has something to teach even the most language

If you re a word nut like I am, you ll be a fervent not a fervid! fan of Rod Evans s invaluable guide to the most easily confused words in English. I paged through it with zest and zeal which, if I may spoil the ending, turn out to be not quite the same thing.
Ken Jennings, author of "Brainiac: Adventures in the Curious, Competitive, Compulsive Worlds of Trivia Buffs," holder of longest winning streak on Jeopardy!
Because the English language possesses far more words than any other, Rod Evans s "The Artful Nuance" is an especially useful reference book for all of us who desire to speak and write right.
Richard Lederer, author of "Anguished English"
A valuable and edifying reference for anyone who is interested in the myriad nuances of our language.
Tyler Hinman, four-time American Crossword Puzzle Champion
Everyone who writes or speaks for a living or aspires to do so should read this book! It has something to teach even the most language-savvy among us fr

aIf youare a word nut like I am, youall be a ferventanot a fervid!afan of Rod Evansas invaluable guide to the most easily confused words in English. I paged through it with zest and zealawhich, if I may spoil the ending, turn out to be not quite the same thing.a
aKen Jennings, author of "Brainiac: Adventures in the Curious, Competitive, Compulsive Worlds of Trivia Buffs," holder of longest winning streak on aJeopardy!a
aBecause the English language possesses far more words than any other, Rod Evansas "The Artful Nuance" is an especially useful reference book for all of us who desire to speak and write right.a
aRichard Lederer, author of "Anguished English"
aA valuable and edifying reference for anyone who is interested in the myriad nuances of our language.a
aTyler Hinman, four-time American Crossword Puzzle Champion
aEveryone who writes or speaks for a livingaor aspires to do soashould read this book! It has something to teach even the most language-savvy among usafrom big distinctions to nuggets of nuance. If you donat know the difference between anakeda and anude, a and arebuta and arefute, a then this book should be a permanent part of your library.a
aMerl Reagle, syndicated crossword maker
aGood communication starts with an effective use of language. Evans presents with crystal clarity distinctions any outstanding students, writers, or speakers would want to be able to use in their everyday world.a
aJoe Edley, three-time American Scrabble champion, co-author of "Everything Scrabble"

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