Vanity plates draw complaints and shrugs

The public’s imagination knows no bounds about what’s dirty.
   Or so a Seattle Times article concludes, noting several examples of vanity license plates being disallowed by Washington’s Department of Licensing after citizens – or DOL researchers – perceived the inscriptions as offensive.
   Yet some people struggle to find any offense or innuendo. Consider: GOES211, ELKNUT, and THE BOP. Inappropriate for our roadways? Somebody thought so, strongly enough to file an official complaint with the DOL. Read the Seattle Times article to learn more.

by  Jon Osterberg



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