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Lawyer-vanity plates

My attorney wife has brought me to the summer meeting of the Illinois State Bar Association for several years now, and every year I’ve noticed several special license plates. Here are some from this year:

Additional photo, not from ISBA meeting but from a different lawyerly event:

Rockford, Ill. 29 June 2017.

Lit fan license plate


I like to mispronounce those vanity plates that try to abbreviate messages in novel ways. But this plate’s attempt at “giddyup” — maybe? — seems much closer to a shout-out to French authorĀ Andre Gide, which might not be strangeĀ in a civilized city, but isn’t likely here in rural Illinois.