ILVTOFU Plate Too Spicy for Colo. DMV

By Harry Kimball,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 8, 2009 1:52 PM CDT
ILVTOFU Plate Too Spicy for Colo. DMV
Rebecca Davio poses with her Texas automobile license plate PL8LDY.   (AP Photo)

A Colorado woman who wanted to advertise her vegan diet with an ILVTOFU vanity license plate is out of luck, the Denver Post reports. The state’s DMV maintains a list of banned letter combinations, of which FU is one. “We don’t allow ‘FU’ because some people could read that as street language for sex,” a censor said. PIG and KKK are on the list, along with baffling no-nos like BUB and HEN. (Read more license plates stories.)

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