March 24, 2007

A girl named "Metallica"

Lars Ulrich

And what shall we call her? Lars? James? It's a girl, stupid! Ok, in that case we will call her Metallica.

A Swedish court has ruled that the parents of a seven-month-old girl in Kungälv, Sweden can name their child Metallica, according to the Swedish newspaper GP. The girl's parents wanted to give their daughter a name that combined their first names. After picking Metallica and checking twice with the Swedish tax agency Skatteverket if the name was acceptable, they were told that it shouldn't be a problem since there is already a girl in Sweden called Metallica.

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