Category Archives: License Plates

Dec 23

License Plate Letters — EZE

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.

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Jun 13

License Plate Letters — ELK

“I’m an elk! Shoot me!” Bugs Bunny – Duck! Rabbit, Duck! by bugs-bunny1

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Jan 28

License Plate Letters — EAG

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.

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Jan 14

We cannot allow a corn-license-plate gap

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

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Dec 11

License Plate Letters — DXY

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

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Sep 24

License Plate Letters — DQX, DRS

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.

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Sep 22

Did Phil Coulson drop someone off in Iowa?

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

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Jul 24

License Plate Letters — DPK

[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.)

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Jul 10

Texas’ ISU license plate mentioned in Supreme Court case

(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

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Apr 04

License Plate Letters — DGP

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.

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