In the States civil servants get paid to censor vanity plates. Here are a couple that didn’t make it in Florida:
I H8 GOD
KIZ MY A
ATHEIST (but only temporarily)
And here are some that did:
KICKAZZ (but only temporarily)
Apparently Kentucky is the home of free expression, allowing HATE US (while rejecting KKK and SEXTOY), but my prize goes to North Carolina, where some person of limited imagination is riding round with ANUSTART on his/her bumper.
- Barcelona vs Paris
John Carlin, in a rejig of chunks of a 2002 article in El País, says that Barcelona, not Paris, is now
- Archaeological highlights of walk along old Hispanic military frontier
From the baldie: Some unusual Neolithic rock paintings. Apparently the locals used to take tourists to visit them and, to improve their
- How many working Andalusians does it take to keep a fellow-countryman on the dole?
More than some people think.
- MuseScore: open source notation software
I’ve got an old Sibelius CD down in the warehouse, but I couldn’t be ar*ed to find and fetch, and it
- West African joke about white people in snowstorms
The last time the issue came up, my dad rated Percy Shaw as one of the 20th century’s most under-appreciated inventors,