What the natives call it


If you're a Maine native and live in the midcoast area, then you know how to pronounce the name of the town of Woolwich. Here's a hint, it's not pronounced wool-witch. Read this plate for the answer. … [Continue reading]

The buzz around vanity plates


Bee keepers aren't afraid to create some buzz around their hobbies. Check out these bee-related Maine vanity license plates. Have one of your own? Let us know! Email it to myplate@themaineplate.com. … [Continue reading]

Driving Miss Daisy

Driving Miss Daisy

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Military term or insect expletive?


  WISSIFF. It looks like it should mean something, but I just couldn’t crack this code. Then, over the weekend, I had the good fortune of running into the plate’s owner. Turns out there are two perspectives on the meaning of this vanity … [Continue reading]

Postcards from Maine: The Way Life Should Be

Maine: The way life should be - postcard

Eeny, meany, miny, moe ... With nearly 3,000 vanity license plates photos, what's the best way to choose only 12 to appear on a new Maine postcard? By making two postcards, of course! But that's another blog post. This postcard is inspired by all … [Continue reading]