WTF?? More License Plate Drama in North Carolina
OMG! What if your license plate had a swear word on it (or at least the slang-y approximation of one)? It's an issue in ...
OMG! What if your license plate had a swear word on it (or at least the slang-y approximation of one)?
It's an issue in South North Carolina, where about 10,000 residents have a randomly generated plate ID that begins with "WTF." Until a few years ago, of course, those were no more than three random letters.
Today, though, WTF is pretty common Webspeak for, well, an expression of surprise: "What the f...?"
The state's letting people with WTF tags switch to new plates for free, if they want to.
I guess it'd be doubly awful if "WTF" ended up on one of the state's forthcoming Christian license plates .
UPDATE: Uh, hi. I guess I need to get my Carolinas straight. As 13th Floor reader Chip points out, this occurred in NORTH Carolina. Oops.
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