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Michael Coffman

September 25, 2016

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Poetic License

Welcome to "Poetic License." The Icon features a variety of license plates in this column. This plate was photographed on Bluffton's Main Street.

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Vanity Plates

Beaver street address

JR 136

Now we know Jim Raabe's address: It's 135 Beaver Street. You'll find this plate parked near Bluffton High School on school days and also weekends. He's the BHS athletic director.

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It's a Hancock County plate

D 301 J

All we can tell you about this plate is the obvious: It's owner lives in Hancock County. The photo was taken in Bluffton. Any ideas?

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We've seen this one around town

SNX 12RS

Sorry, we can't recall where this plate was shot. We've seen it various places around town. Any clues from readers to its meaning will be helpful.

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LIL YELO

LIL YELO is just what it says it is: It's a little yellow Chevy. We found it in the Riley Court parking lot. Viewers please help us identify the owner.

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Street number 493

494 YZ

Once upon a time in Bluffton you could identify a driver's residence by the number on the license plate. This driver, now a resident of Mennonite Memorial Home, once had an address of 493 __________ St., Bluffton. Viewers help us out as to the owner of this plate.

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James Bond in Bluffton?

MJ 008

Our only clue is that this plate is on a vehicle in the Bren-Dell parking lot at Bluffton University. We cannot comment on whether 007 has a meaning we aren't allowed to discuss. Viewers please help us identify the driver.

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A talking license plate

WANDAHI

WANDA HI is the only vehicle we know that talks. It says hello to Wanda Pannabecker whenever she approaches her car.

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See this one in CNB parking lot

M 631

You'll see this plate on a dark red vehicle in the Citizens National Bank parking lot. It's Mona Reichenbach's and her plate is her 630 S. Main St., residence.

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7 DNA

8 DNA

7 DNA is on a white Lexus. At the wheel is Ann Leader and sometimes Don. Okay, help us out, what's the specific meaning of the plate?

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Who is WICKS 1?

WICKS 2

Here's what we know about this plate. It's on a Dodge parked on Franklin Street between the Middle School and High School. Viewers, please help us on this on.

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