Removing the %&*@ from Maine’s Vanity Plates Will Take Time
Removing the flipping obscenities from license plates on Maine's roads and highways isn't going to happen overnight.
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Removing the flipping obscenities from license plates on Maine’s roads and highways isn’t going to happen overnight, even though a law banning such profanities in a state where such regulation has been unusually lax goes into effect Monday. Currently, there are license plates with salty language including f-bombs, references to anatomy and sex acts, and general insults. One license plate says simply, “F—-Y0U” — except that on the plate, it’s plainly spelled out. Now, rule-making…