I know DMVs aren’t necessarily staffed with gearheads or even anyone who necessarily gives a rat’s rectum about cars, but you’d think there’d be some people with at least a familiarity of car terms. You’d think, but it seems you’d be dreaming, based on this rejected personalized plate from the California DMV.
Yes, even yours.
Locals in New Hampshire had to detain a Corvette driver from getting anyone in further danger after he crashed his convertible ‘Vette twice in the span of seven minutes on Sunday night. If you’re wondering, yes, he had a personalized license plate.
Andrew Ross Sorkin, author of the book "Too Big to Fail," brings us this personalized license plate belonging to Morgan Stanley Vice-Chairman Rob Kindler who thought it appropriate to make a joke of the current financial mess. [AndrewRossSorkin.com]
According to the photographer of this image, the owners of these two cars do not know each other, and this happened completely at random. However, we smell a hoax, because everyone knows the entire state of Georgia is illiterate. [RondamRamblings]
A loyal reader down under spotted something amusing pulling into his service bay, a Prius wearing a "12 VOLT" license plate. Just as amusing is the owner's "other" car.
What's more bizarre? The idea of someone buying a license plate encouraging the choking of someone, or that this Hawaiian license plate is on a Nissan Titan parked in front of a Physician Center? [Natuba]
Acronyms and turns-of-phrase penned for expediency on the World Wide Web are so commonplace now they're practically real words on their own. With usage so ubiquitous, it's hard to believe it took until now for the North Carolina DMV to be alerted to the fact the acronym "WTF" actually meant something — and that…