The Indexer, vol. 22, no. 3 April 2001, pp. 119-122
The 2007 Ig Nobel Literature Prize was awarded to Glenda Browne of Blaxland, Blue Mountains, Australia, for her study of the word “the” – and of the many ways it causes problems for anyone who tries to put things into alphabetical order.
The Ig Nobel prizes are awarded for research that makes people LAUGH then THINK. What they think is up to them.22-3_119