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The Bellinghman
Date: 2009-01-12 10:08
Subject: Caligula goes pop
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There's a pop chanteuse originating from Blackpool who calls herself 'Little Boots'.

I wonder how many of her fans will pick up the reference.
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The Magician
User: the_magician
Date: 2009-01-12 10:31 (UTC)
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Any serious fans who read her interviews will know

The name 'Little Boots'?

When I started doing my own project I wanted a name that was external to me rather than just use my real name... Little Boots was what my friend had started calling me after watching a film called Caligula... Caligula is Latin for 'little boots' which was the name of a Roman Emperor who was pretty insane... he turned the palace into a brothel and made his horse a member of the roman consul, pretty mad... look it up on Wikipedia. Anyway the name just kind of suited me and it stuck.

Interview here

Yeah, I know, but she's a musician, not a historian!

Edited at 2009-01-12 10:31 am (UTC)
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