from the not-so-precious dept.
Morty writes "In 1961, C.S. Lewis nominated JRR Tolkien for the Nobel Prize in Literature. Tolkien did not receive the prize. 50 years later, the archives for that year have been made available, so now we know why. Tolkien's prose was viewed as low quality."
The first time, it's a KLUDGE! The second, a trick.
Later, it's a well-established technique!
-- Mike Broido, Intermetrics