You won’t see the phrases “H0TBODY,” “2SXC4U,” “BUTT,” “KKK” and “PERVERT” on a Georgia license plate.
Those words, along with more than 8,000 other plate combinations, made a list of banned plates the state provided to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution earlier this month.
Among the list of banned plates is “covfefe,” spelled seven different ways. The nonsense word comes from a tweet from President Trump: “Despite the constant negative press covfefe.”
A law instructs the Georgia Department of Revenue to reject plate combinations that are “obscene according to current community standards,” depict sexual acts, body parts or bodily fluids, reference drugs, alcohol, or criminal activity or plates which disparage a religious belief, being, race, ethnicity, gender or sexual orientation. The law does not include a ban on political speech.
To read more about "covfefe" on license plates, go to myajc.com. To search the Journal-Constitution's database of words and phrases banned from vanity plates as of this month, click here. Warning: The database contains words that may offend some readers.
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