During one of many torrential downpours last weekend, I was driving north on I-25 near Belleview Avenue when a Dodge Ram pickup sped by me and spayed my car with a ton of water. Once my wipers had done their job, I took a closer look at the truck, noticing a Marine Corps sticker on its back window and a Colorado license plate that read "ILVGINA."
My mind has been in the gutter for the last few decades -- so, to me, the licence immediately read: "I Love Vagina." Which made me wonder: How did the DMV let this one slip by, especially after making such a fuss about the infamous ILVTOFU license plate -- a message that supposedly conveyed a love of tofu, not FU.
Then came the quest to get a photo the license plate.
I stepped on the gas, started hauling ass, caught up with the truck and tried taking a photo during a high speed pursuit while the rain came down hard. My windshield wipers and the rain kept getting in the way of a decent shot, but fortunately, the guy exited on Hampden and I was able to snap a clear shot of the plate. As I kept looking at it, I finally recognized the less hardcore message: "I Love Gina." And hey, maybe the guy does love Gina. Maybe he loves vagina too.
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In any case, you gotta give him props for either being genuine to his sweetheart or clever enough to pull a fast one on the DMV.