Metaphoric expression at the Eurovision (via ESCInsight)

I’ve written an extensive piece on the sophisticated use of metaphor to win the Eurovision, over at ESCInsight. Take a look!

Bye Bye Borda?

Since 1975 the Eurovision Song Contest has used the same point allocation system: a version of a Borda count. For the first 20 years of the Contest, all sorts of other scoring—and point allocation—systems were tried. The quadruple tie in 1969 led to a mini-boycott the following year, in fact. Thus in Vienna we saw […]