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TOP 10: PLATES THAT RATE, GIFTS DADS HATE, SONGS THAT RELOCATE

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PLATES OF GOALS: As part of their "Loose Change" column on Mondays, Deseret News staff writers Brooke Adams and Dennis Romboy identify "License plate o' the week" - a clever personalized plate seen in Utah County. Following are 10 plates we'd love to see:

10. BCNUL8R - for a speedy driver.9. IM4DY-RU - for a Cougar fan.

8. DR. T-F - for an orthodontist.

7. 2BRNOT2B - for a Shakespeare professor.

6. RDRR - for a sarcastic driver.

5. BYAVOWL - for a "Wheel of Fortune" contestant.

4. MU JUUS - for a dairy farmer or milkman.

3. 10-Q - for a polite driver.

2. EIEIO - for an old farmer named MacDonald.

1. OMYHECK - enough said.GIFT EXCHANGE: This year's list of the 10 most feared gifts given dear old Dad on Father's Day.

10. A T-shirt with the following message printed on the front: "All my kids got me for Father's Day was this lousy T-shirt."

9. A spool of line for the Weed-eater trimmer.

8. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle toothpaste.

7. A discount video: "The Smurfs visit Gilligan's Island."

6. A two-for-one coupon for a Happy Meal at McDonald's.

5. A 1984 BYU NCAA Football Champions hat.

4. A Veg-a-matic.

3. Barbie trading cards.

2. A discount CD: "Alvin and the Chipmunks sing Barry Manilow's greatest hits."

1. A fish-shaped car freshener - in the scent of rainbow trout.CONCERT LIST: Word has it that the Beach Boys, who will be performing at the annual Stadium of Fire concert-and-fireworks bash, are looking to localize their songs in hopes of enhancing crowd appeal in Utah County. Here's a top-10 list of suggestions:

10. "Birthin' Safari."

9. "Be True to Your Sunday School."

8. "Help Me, Ray Noorda."

7. "I Gained A Pound."

6. "Coke No More."

5. In honor of the annual deer hunt: "Gun, Gun, Gun."

4. "(I Wish They All Could Be) Geneva Girls."

3. "Girthy Girl."

2. "Good Vibrating Jell-O Salads."

1. "Surfin' UTA."

(Scott Taylor, Provo, is a Deseret News assistant city editor and a former assistant bureau chief of the newspaper's Utah County Bureau.)