Friday, December 19, 2014

U Amadan would have been fine

The Wall Street Journal helpfully reports on an outrage concerning vehicle registration vanity plates --

Take, for example, the term U EJIT. A DMV [dept of motor vehicles] reviewer in California recently rejected it saying it sounds too much like the word that an Irish driver might blurt out to a motorist who cut him off (“You eejit,” meaning, “you idiot”).