Kara Swisher

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Apropos of Nothing: "TWITTER" License Plate (Only Seven Characters!)

While working out in my neighborhood in San Francisco, BoomTown spotted this vanity license plate on a Saab 900 SE parked in a driveway.

So I took a picture, of course, with my Apple (AAPL) iPhone for you to enjoy.

I also pinged Twitter execs about whether the car was one of theirs. CEO and co-founder Evan Williams said it was not his but likely some employee’s of the San Francisco-based microblogging start-up.

Talk about taking your work home.

Here are two photos of the California plate (click on images to make then larger):



Co-founder Biz Stone–probably sensing a possible business plan for Twitter–also snapped a photo of the license in the Rockridge neighborhood of Oakland and posted it on Flickr in late 2008:


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