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  • Home is difficult to capture: A revolutionary bootboy trapped in the postmodern eighties, he issued an ostensible manifesto on Neoism, reinvented psychogeography, and proceeded to spin off so many mythologies and variant histories of cultural assaults, art world ne'er-do-wells and his own biography that for a time the man himself seemed unlikely to have ever lived.

    Paul McRandle: Westway Ho! Stewart Home at Performa 11

  • And on the QT the style of the Tory/HuT campaign seems a bizarre parallel to the ballot plus bootboy approach of the fascists.

    Archive 2008-04-27

  • Mrs. Mering stole Baine from Mrs. Chattisbourne and is currently in the process of trying to steal her bootboy.

    To Say Nothing of the Dog

  • Beckford College, as a mixture of butler and bootboy.

    A Prefect's Uncle

  • The Moke was the official who combined in a single body the duties of butler and bootboy at Merevale's House.

    Tales of St. Austin's

  • During that short week the cook, the parlourmaid, Rose, the housemaid, and the bootboy all gave notice, and

    Jeremy

  • ( "Peacemaker"), Clash-size bootboy chants ( "Know Your Enemy") and four-chord garage slop

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  • It is commanded by the Captain Nemo-esque Dr Hans Reinhardt, aided and abetted by his burly robot bootboy Maximillian and his robot army.

    SFX

  • Ithad an upstairs maid, a lady’s maid, and a bootboy, but the Duchess of Landry stole them.”

    To Say Nothing of the Dog

  • 50 Ways to Make a Record is based around the chorus to Paul Simon's MOR staple 50 Ways to Leave Your Lover while Cudi Get quotes from, of all unlikely sources, Slade's 1970s glam-bootboy stomp Cum On Feel the Noize.

    Culture | guardian.co.uk

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