Category Archives: License Plates
As 2016 comes to a close, the E series of Iowa license plates is too. I have yet to “stand on the corner in Winslow, Arizona.” Some day.
“I’m an elk! Shoot me!” Bugs Bunny – Duck! Rabbit, Duck! by bugs-bunny1
September 13, 2011: Iowa’s southernmost state park, Nine Eagles, is on J66 between Davis City and Pleasanton in Decatur County. We’ve broken into the E’s.
Nebraska has held much tighter control over specialty license plates than Iowa, but in the past few years that has loosened. Now Nebraskans can have specialty plates for Creighton University, the state’s sesquicentennial (2017), and members of the military. But … Continue reading
It looks like the state of Iowa will come close to using up four letters’ worth of plates in a span of three years and three months. There are a few stragglers out there whose county offices didn’t check the … Continue reading
Doctor, doctor, give me the news, I’ve got a bad case of loving you… No banter here other than recognizing the use of Q in the middle position.
I was rewatching the season finale of “Agents of SHIELD” when something near the end jumped out at me. In the second-to-last scene, SHIELD Director Phil Coulson (Clark Gregg) and Agent Skye (Chloe Bennet) visit Cal Zabo (Kyle MacLachlan) after his … Continue reading
[insert witty acronym joke here] (No, what you’re thinking of is the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, not to be confused with the People’s Republic of Johnson County.)
(No, not that one. Or that one, either.) In a 5-4 U.S. Supreme Court ruling that Texas has the right to deny Sons of Confederate Veterans a specialty license plate, Justice Samuel Alito dissented by way of a sports analogy: … Continue reading
Not to be confused with DGB, the recent sad football flameout at Missouri (now Oklahoma). A first-generation (1997) Appanoose County plate was spotted in the wild recently, having now evaded two replacement cycles.