Someone Is Selling The Word ‘The’ On eBay

So far it’s up to $33…

1. Yesterday the word ‘the’ was put up on eBay. Bidding started at .99c

2. “Handwritten with blue ballpoint pen, on a torn piece of Reflex A4 paper, this versatile word can be used in literally thousands of sentences.”

3. “Ideal for any situation, this fun-loving item fits perfectly in the palm of your hand, wallet, or purse.”

4. Apparently it looks good on MacBook…


Such beauty…

5. And spices up some shells…

6. “It’s the quintessential addition to any pot plant.”

7. “And if your piano needs decorating, this word is likely to create a poor-to-mediocre vibe for onlookers…”

8. ‘The’ is very useful, apparently - with an ability to also “wipe the fog from a snorkel”

9. ‘The’: “It’s a popular word for the whole family.”

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Brad Esposito is a news reporter for BuzzFeed and is based in Sydney, Australia.
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