Is it really cheap to obtain a vanity license plate in Ohio? When I was growing up in NY, I thought only drug dealers and Wall streeters got them, but they seem really common here. I’ve been photographing them for as long I’ve lived in Ohio and recently noticed that I have hundreds of examples. I’ve edited them down to my favorites, arranged thematically.
Today’s theme is meta expression. “Gee, what should my vanity license plate say? I know — it’ll identify my car!” If only that could help you remember where you parked it… Above, the oh-so-clever KIA PET. Continuing with the puns, we’ve got COOP UP:
Some car owners opt for the car/color combo. To wit, BLUBOXR and KIWI BUG:
This driver’s PT DREAM has become a reality:
GR MCHNE probably references the color of this car, but I prefer to think of it as the “grrr” machine:
My apologies if I photographed your license plate and that creeps you out. I swear, I’m not stalking you; I just have an eye for weird minutiae. Stay tuned for the next part in this riveting new series.
Edited to add DIVABUG, MINIBUZ and THE PEA: