You would need to create a calculation field that would remove those words from the title then sort on this calculation field.
a possible calculation:
Let ( [ T = YourTextFieldHere ;
w = LeftWords ( T ) ] ;
If ( PatternCount ( "a an the" ; w ) ; RightWords ( T ; wordcount ( T ) - 1 ) ; T )
) // Let
Hi there! I am also trying to make a calculation field to remove "the" from the beginning of a name. Phil, I tried using the calculation above but I get an error message that there are too few parameters in the function. Should I change anything other than specifying the field I am trying to use?