ILVTOFU License Plate Rejected–Again

Published by PETA.

Last week, vegetarian Carmen Cusack walked into the Florida Department of Motor Vehicles looking to change her license plate to read “ILVTOFU.”

Dreaming of kung pao tofu, barbecue tofu sandwiches, and tofu tacos, Carmen was ready to educate everyone she shares the road with about the benefits of a vegetarian diet.

Well, it seems that the guys over at the DMV had a rather naughty interpretation of Carmen’s message (“I-LV-TO-F-U”).

Florida is the second state this year to reject an “ILVTOFU” license plate. Instead of risking rejection here in Virginia, we’ve taken a different tack.


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Vegetarian Plates


If we can get 350 people to prepay just $10 for one of these stylish new “vegetarian” license plates, they’ll be put into circulation in April of 2011!

If you live in Virginia, what are you waiting for? Let others know about how much you love tofu by sending your application to the Virginia DMV today.

Written by Liz Graffeo

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