It's been about a year now since the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles introduced the do-it-yourself personalized-plates-maker known as MyPlates, which still provides endless hours of entertainment as you attempt to see which dirty words you can slip through. (Side note: After typing that sentence, I went off to do a little research on Texas license plates past and spent way too long looking at this 255-page design history-of.) Anyway.
The TxDMV just sent word: In addition to that big ol' Great Texas Plate Auction scheduled for January 13 at Cowboys Stadium -- where you can purchase, for the first time ever, seven-character plates, including "RANGERS," well, all right -- there are a handful of new designs in need of your look-see before their okee-doked. (There are more than just the four above.) Among them, as you can see, is this proposed design for Jesuit College Preparatory School of Dallas.
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Say, did you know the first time Texans could personalize their plates was in 1965? Came with the passing of the Prestige License Plate Act. Cost then: $10. And it was in 1933 that the state Legislature authorized the Texas Prison System in Huntsville to manufacture the Texas plates. I am now full of such facts, which I will sprinkle throughout the rest of today's items.