More forbidden Illinois vanity license plates
We've got an update on a story we wrote last month about vanity license plate applications rejected by the Secretary of State's office.
The intrigue: The 6,000-word list of rejected names may not be as definitive as we thought.
- It lists GUNS (along with GUNMAN, GUNCRZY and GUNZ) as rejected words, but Monica saw a "GUNS" plate in her neighborhood last month.
What they're saying: Secretary of State representatives did not immediately respond to our questions.
Zoom in: Here are more words rejected in Illinois, according to a list we acquired as part of a Freedom of Information Act request:
🐷 Food-related: CRAPPIE, FUDJPAK, EATTHIS, FUSILI, IEATIT, PIG, PORKN
🍺 Drink-related: BEERME, MEZCAL, BOOZIE
👪 Family-related: MUTHA, YOPAPA, YOMAMA, WHUPASS
🚨 Politics-related: GOVERNR, GOVMAN, GASSIE
Go deeper: Here's an entire page of rejected names, but be careful — these are not safe for work.
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