Vanity, thy name is License Plate

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The other day I saw this license plate:

I (heart) YRMOM

(California allows some custom characters on vanity plates - among them a heart.)

I see two interpretations here. One, he's trotting out a variant on the "Your mom" insult on everybody he drives by. Two, he is trying to convince his kids - in a really strange and disassociated way - that really, no, he loves their mom. That's weird either way you slice it.

This morning on the drive in I saw this one:


I immediately decided that the driver was a fan of Princess Bride and was referring to Prince Humperdink of Guilder's plans to kill Buttercup:


Upon further reflection I decided it was probably more likely that he was a GLiDeR PiLoT.

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