State steps up efforts to keep our plates clean
I've always despised vanity license plates. Just a stupid egalitarian feeling that in some ways everyone should be treated the same. But I suppose if people want to waste their money, fine.
What this article really needs is a link to the full list.
And somebody tried the Beastie Boys bit:
Hargis said plate screeners view proposed plate messages in mirrors or other angles to decode hidden meanings, having learned from a Black Hawk County case in which a man challenged DOT efforts to recall his ‘‘3MTA3’’ plate.
I also recall a story, perhaps apocryphal, where a group of prisoners who were charged with making plates for Cass County, left the initial C off the county name...