Happy National Magarita Day

Need a hint on the meaning of this Maine vanity license plate? It’s National Margarita Day.

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Happy St Patrick’s Day from The Maine Plate

Saint Patrick’s Day is a cultural and religious holiday that commemorates Saint Patrick (c. AD 387-461), a patron saint of Ireland, as well as the arrival of Christianity in Ireland [Wikipedia]. According to legend, Saint Patrick used the shamrock a three-leaved plant, to explain the Holy Trinity to the pre-Christian Irish people. Whether you celebrate [...]

Happy Birthday, Maine!

On this day in 1820, Maine became the 23rd state admitted into the Union. Happy Birthday, Maine! For the story behind this Maine vanity license plate and others like it, check out The Maine Plate: Maine Vanity License Plates and Their Meanings,  a one-of-a-kind book with photos of more than 250 Maine vanity license plates. 

National Pancake Day

It seems there’s a special day for just about everything these days, and pancakes are no different. IHOP established National Pancake Day in 2006, raising nearly $8 million to support charities in the communities in which it operates. A self-designated holiday for a pancake company is one thing, but what would possess someone to put PANCAKE on [...]