Tuesday, September 16, 2008
Defined by Seven Spaces
My obsession over the anticipation of a new car continues. I asked Quin and Prince this weekend, after breakfast, what choices they might make if they ever got vanity plates
I have been contemplating personalized license plates for the smart fortwo. I haven't had vanity plates since my first car in the early 90's, a Geo Metro. I miss that car! It was white but the license plates said PTR PRPL. I was Purple Peter or Peter Purple for more than two decades. I wore something purple everyday from 1981 to 2001.
Then I stopped.
I still love the color, and I still have a lot of residual purple pieces in my wardrobe. I just don't wear it every single day like I used to.
But, back to the new plates. I've been thinking. Maybe:
As my car is going to be yellow, I've thought about getting plates that would play on the theme of my Asian background:
HAPA GUY . . . HALF JAP?
'Hapa' is the Hawaiian term for half-Japanese, or half-Asian. Plus, as I had mentioned in the previous post, the smart fortwo is pretty much just half of a car.
I had meant to look into getting a personalized plate for my scooter, such as:
KUL RYDR (an ode to 'Grease 2')
WCKD RYD (an ode to 'Wicked')
FYR LZRD (an ode to author Anne McCaffrey, because the scooters are like little fire lizards).
I've always wanted the plate PER4MER, but I think my dancing and singing days are behind me.
Hmmm, speaking of favorite authors, perhaps TESERCT?
What do you think of FRBY GUY or FRBY CAR? Then I could put a matching yellow Furby on the dashboard. Perhaps even FURBY <3, now that the choices for vanity plates include such symbols as a heart, a star, and a hand.
How about you? What would your personalized plates say?