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Old 07-31-2009, 01:45 PM
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Originally Posted by palindromemordnilap View Post
2) For 10 years I worked at a building where one of the other cars had the vanity plate XANITAX, and I always wondered if it referred to a tax accountant, or pharmaceutical sales, or what? When I finally got it, I felt particularly stupid because

SPOILER:
My sister's name is Anita.
I don't think that's obvious at all. AFAIK, using X's as a graphical element to mark off the beginning and end of a word (or to separate words) has only become common in the past few years, and a license place wouldn't be the usual context for that.

Even if the X's represent "kisses," it still doesn't jump out at ya.