Some wordsmiths wield their lexicological powers like an angry red pen, rooting out errors and marking them for all the world to see. (We're talking to you, Grammar Police. Even as we count ourselves among your 24,474 Facebook fans.)
Others, like Rod Evans, are laughing all the way to the dictionary. And the eighteenth book deal.
"Tyrannosaurus Lex: The Marvelous Book of Palindromes, Anagrams and Other Delightful And Outrageous Wordplay" (Perigree) is Evans' latest—and possibly wittiest—celebration of the English language.
"I consider the book, to some extent, an...