Friday, October 6

and another thing

If anybody doubts the veracity of my claims that the Eurovision song contest is fatally flawed, I point you in the direction of the recent academic study conducted by two academics from the financial engineering laboratory and the department of applied mathematics of the University of Twente, the Netherlands. While it makes a somewhat confusing distinction between geographically and politically inspired voting, it provides comprehensive evidence that the Nordic and Baltic states are stitching us up on an annual basis.

If it wasn’t such an important issue, cough, it might make you wonder about the types of things that universities appear to permit their academics to spend their time on….

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