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Google knows about me that I'm a 73 year old woman living with my 14 children in the outskirts of Paraburdoo WA, but strangely have a PO Box in Sydney CBD, and another PO box in the 'burbs of Melbourne where I ship my items to.
Once again, I made the mistake of taking a look-see (at the round 2 semi-finals).
Generally execrable videos (compared to previous years), pastel music ... with few exceptions, all too derivative from American soul music, and pop-tunes. Still, nice to see lovely young people having a high time.
I fell in love with Leonora, the young chanteuse from Denmark, in spite of the song.
My musical favorite was the Latvian entry. My visuals favorite was the live sand-painting in the Moldavia entry.
Netta Barzilai: what planet is that from ?
«Where is the Life we have lost in living? Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge? Where is the knowledge we have lost in information?» T. S. Elliot
Globalization isn't always easy...
Earlier this year Microsoft changed an image of a woman with a green hat because the green hat apparently indicated prostitution in China or some such.
And then there's the aspirin package that had three images, the first was a man with a headache, in the second picture he took a pill and in the third picture he was happy again.
They shipped to Asia and the Middle East, but didn't sell very well...
Those countries read from right to left
Just like in the case of the green-hat image in China, some people think every other ethnic group made of idiots...
So Chinese people can't spot the difference between an insult and a innocent image, and Cree are so stupid that think Heinz deliberately insulting them...
"The only place where Success comes before Work is in the dictionary." Vidal Sassoon, 1928 - 2012