I love it.
Extra photo points for the douchey licence plate on the Ford.
The plate’s the point….
Oh! I thought we were looking at the (lower) grille on the Expedition vs the (only) grille on the Bimmer.
Well, in that case, then, I’ll leave this here (watch the whole thing):
There is an Excursion in New Hampshire with the vanity plate “CaNYNRO”.
I got a chuckle from the plate. Your comment (like so many of yours) seems pretty douchey, though.
I guess I need a better imagination. Can’t see it.
Read it backwards.
Maine has all kinds of vanity plates like this one. I think the long winters have something to do with it.
DEAHKCID should be the number plate on the Expedition
Is your comment in reference to the message or the fact it’s on a large SUV, would it be different if the plate was on a Prius?
In our state, the left lane is reserved for passing only, so it’s not an inappropriate message really.
The original intent of the reverse 2002 Turbo script on the BMW was to inform other drivers on the Autobahn that there was something potentially much faster behind them and they should move over…
It’s the message in general. There’s not really any need for that sort of number plate, as in the main, most people will move over if you’re in the overtaking lane. I’d also suspect that there would be a dearth of Prius owners with slightly ‘intimidating’ number plates like that. And I’ve always thought that the 2002 turbo script was a kcid evom on BMW’s part.
I slept on this question, and although I’m not RattlingLikeNuggets I agree with him. And I’d answer your question in the affirmative: yes, it would be different if that same plate were on a Prius. Just as a given string of words connotes differently depending on who says it, in what tone of voice, how tall they are, and how they’re dressed. There is a MFFY attitude (“me first, nuts to you”) inherent in something like an Expedition; shouting it out on a licence plate like that one (or
“3M TA3”, etc) just adds an extra layer of uncalled-for crassness.
It’s not quite the same on a 2002 Turbo, but it’s not all that different; on the Autobahn nobody needs a reverse-script sign informing them they should move over.
I first misread the top plate as R3VoVoom, as in My Other Car Is A Supercharged Avanti. Oops.
All of this confusion could be avoided if someone could come up with a suitable palindrome. Had BMW called the car a 5002 taco cat it would make sense to everyone, whether in the mirror or not.
That Expedition swallowed the poor tiny BMW!
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