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    I thought I'd post this and humour you all. It is Political Correctness gone too far!

    Car licence plates which bear the sequence SN07 were banned from the streets of Edinburgh because they are "offensive", it has emerged.

    The plate had been due to follow on from the SN56 registration in March.

    Licensing officials at the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) changed the plate to TN07 to avoid it being similar to the word "snot".

    The change means that cars registered in the capital are the only ones in Scotland not to begin with an S.

    A DVLA spokesperson said the decision to change the plates was taken to avoid offending car buyers in the capital.

    She added: "It is our policy that any registration mark that can be construed as being offensive to people will be suppressed.

    "In this case, the SN07 marks would have been too similar to the word 'snot' and, as that could possibly offend some buyers, they were replaced with new TN07 registrations."
    How the DVLA could have even thought that snot would offend someone
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    But you can still buy plates that resemble ****, ****, ****?
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    What they probably mean is, they can make more selling them on as private plates after.
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    (Original post by Ryan)
    But you can still buy plates that resemble ****, ****, ****?
    I've never seen any number plates with asterisks
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    (Original post by 1988)
    I thought I'd post this and humour you all. It is Political Correctness gone too far! How the DVLA could have even thought that snot would offend someone
    i read the title of the article on bbc website and thought whats so offensive about that, i thought it was some code for something then read the article and found out SNOT is offensive! hah! next thing you'll know they'll ban car plates that end in P00:p:
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    (Original post by Minardi)
    What they probably mean is, they can make more selling them on as private plates after.
    Yeah it's not really because it's "offensive" they just don't want people to have any registrations that resemble words without paying loads of money for them.
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    The word is deeply offensive to me.
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    (Original post by AT82)
    The word is deeply offensive to me.
    There's always one... :rolleyes:

    :p:
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    Yet they let PO0 number plates for Preston
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    DVLA are strange.
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    (Original post by Cortez)
    Yeah it's not really because it's "offensive" they just don't want people to have any registrations that resemble words without paying loads of money for them.
    I would have to agree with that. Fact is they could probably get a couple hundred out of some who thought it'd be a laugh to have snot written on their plates.
 
 
 
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