While not having read that much Iain M. Banks, I find myself thinking in Culture Ship names an awful lot. Blip.fm seems to encourage it. I try and think up a culture ship name that sums up the song I'm going to blip. No idea why. I enjoy it greatly however.
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Would it be sad if I noted that you seem to be confusing Battlestar Galactica's spooled FTL with the Culture's use of inferior and superior hyperspaces and warping the spacetime grid between universes?
Well, no – intriguing more like. I really just need to knuckle down and read a lot more Culture