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You Can’t Be Batman or Iron Man in DC

washington dc license plateThe open records site the Government Attic has obtained a list, 68 pages worth, of words that can’t be used on Washington D.C. vanity license plates. Here’s the geeky ones banned that I found:

  • Doctor Who
  • Bruce Wayne
  • Batman
  • Cheetah
  • Jedi420

The collection of banned names, ominously known as the “Forbidden Tag List,” is kind of entertaining and you can see the full list below.

(via Washington City Paper)

Updated: Ironically the organization who originally posted the document slapped us with a DMCA take down. So, they only believe in openness when it gives them website hits….

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Author:Brett Schenker

Brett is a political consultant who resides in Arlington, VA. He grew up in Cleveland, OH and Buffalo, NY and attended the University at Buffalo, majoring in Political Science. Since then Brett has made his mark on politics working in various positions such as a Legislative Staffer for the Erie County Legislature, Special Assistant for Senator John Kerry, as the Database Administrator for Forward Together PAC, Deputy Internet Director for Chris Dodd for President, and Internet/Database Director for Virginians for Brian Moran, and Email Deliverability Czar for Salsa Labs. In 2007 Brett formed 5B Consulting providing his expertise on database solutions, new media and email strategy. He's a long time geek, reading comics since he was a child and learning to spell his name on an Atari 800. When he's not working, he's reading comics, playing video games and relaxing with a nice cup of tea. You can follow him on Twitter @bhschenker


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