What People Do, When They Have Too Much TimeBy Kent Shocknek

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This came to mind, because of a news story about the Virginia DMV revoking the personal plate, below.

 

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The letters, combined with the specialty (“Kids First”) plate, made  state bureaucrats conclude the owner was advocating cannibalism, or something else. Licence revoked.

The web is full of similar examples of questionable taste, but I chose to play safe. So then…

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It’s incomprehensible to me that a) states have no consistency in deciding what is or isn’t appropriate on license plates, and b) that states actually employ people to check. Kids, cover your eyes: there’s also the simple 370H55V, displayed upside down. How long did it take him/her to figure out that one?