Yes. Spelt it that way on porpoise.
I am not surprised Obama was awarded a Nobel Prize. I am surprised it's happened so soon. I'm thinking there was a slight pity-motivator considering the whole Olympics-fail occurrence. Then again, after Al Gore got it, what was left to respect, anyhoo?
Here's something altogether more respectable from the folks who dole out the Ig Nobel Prizes: Luxuriant Flowing Hair Club For Scientists™. I got a giggle out of this.
By the way, this year's Ig Nobel Prize went to the woman who invented a bra which disassembles to make breathing masks for two people. I'd say she's already done more to advance civilization than Obama ever will. Then again, I'm very into accessories...