Asleep At The Wheel?
I've seen this license plate before, and apparently it's in reference to the owner's dog, but seriously, who in the DMV missed this one? The standards for personalized plates state that:
Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) may refuse to issue a personalized plate message which may be offensive to good taste or decency, is misleading, or conflicts with the issuance of any other license plates.
Someone in the Wisconsin DMV is asleep at the wheel.
Posted by at July 26, 2005 10:42 PM
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|# July 27th, 2005 9:18 AM chummer|
|that is hilarious! |
|# July 27th, 2005 11:39 AM Laura|
|I'm probably going to be sorry I asked, but... what am I missing here? I googled for "giz bomb" and got this, some kind of video game. Is there some kind of obscene connotation I'm missing here? |
|# July 27th, 2005 11:47 AM james|
|# July 27th, 2005 12:01 PM Laura|
|Sorry... I still don't get it. I'll go have another cup of coffee and see if that does the trick... |
|# July 27th, 2005 12:09 PM kris|
|Well, we all pronounce it like "Jizz Bomb" |
|# July 27th, 2005 4:11 PM james|
|i was pointing out the link only to show that "giz" is apparently an original term of some sort, this company has it in the menu. i have to say, i dont really know what a "jizz bomb" would even be, kris.
|# July 27th, 2005 4:25 PM kris|
|jizz Noun. Sperm. Abb. of jism.
from the slang dictionary
so, i think it'd be a bomb of jizz
|# July 27th, 2005 6:18 PM james|
|yes, kris, i know what that means, im trying to understand what a 'bomb" of it could possibly be. seeing as how it's spelled "giz," id be inclined to think that it's not something sexual at all.
what youre saying is basically like someone saying "com one" then you assering that its sexual because "com" sounds like "cum."
|# July 27th, 2005 8:41 PM Laura|
|If that is a reference to semen, I can see why they missed it. Pretty obscure. We had one here that made the news:
That license plate was around for over 2 years before someone caught on and revoked it. I would have let them keep it, it's not like a kid would ever figure it out and adults should get over it.
The perfect plate, if it were legal to get my windows heavily tinted: COGNITO
|# July 27th, 2005 9:05 PM kris|
|James & Laura you two are seriously the ONLY people that don't immediately snicker over that license plate. |
|# July 28th, 2005 7:37 AM BrianH|
It took me a while to figure out that IV was 4 not I've. I couldn't see why anyone would be offended by "I've Nikate"... But then I didn't know what nikate meant. 8*)
Seriously, if it's not immediately obvious that a plate is offensive, they should just let it go. It's just another way for the government to mess with us.
|# July 28th, 2005 8:04 AM james|
|smoking gun has a bunch of revoked plates here.
some: 6Q-2Q , HODAWG, MUFDIV
one of my favorite letters has to be the protest letter that insinuates something to a guy named "dickinson," but im not sure where that is in their archives.
|# July 28th, 2005 8:05 AM james|
|# July 28th, 2005 1:14 PM chummer|
|There's a Fark.com thread on some license plates in Utah today. Here is one of the pictures from the thread.
|# July 28th, 2005 1:15 PM chummer|
|Oops. The Fark thread is here.
and the picture is:
|# July 28th, 2005 7:07 PM james|
|that's awesome |