It’s all in the same bag as the auction for plates such as “COWBOYS,” “RANGERS” — which I’m guessing will fetch much more than the “COWBOYS” plates at this point — and such, only they’ve added some periphery design or theme options to the personalized message group.
Be careful, though, not to refer to the plates as “vanity.” According to the news release, the DMV and Myplates.com don’t much appreciate that as in, “TxDMV and My Plates use only ‘specialty’ and ‘personalized’ to refer to these plates, not ‘vanity,’ which is slang that rarely fits the diverse stories behind the plates thousands of quite humble Texans have a lot of not-at-all-vain fun displaying.”
The comment period for the vanity plates closes Oct. 30 so don’t dawdle.
Bruce Felps owns and operatesEast Dallas Times, an online community news outlet serving the White Rock Lake area. He’s never had vanity plates because he’s not clever enough to slip the profanity or obscenity past the censors.