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From Humorous Mistakes to Security Measures

 - Jul 31, 2009   Updated: Apr 19 2011
License plates were once a simple measure taken to keep track of car ownership, but now they have become status symbols and ways of communicating funny messages. Check out some unique and unusual license plates below!

Implications - The lasting success of luxury auto companies and auto mechanics shops made specifically for adding aesthetics is a sign that consumers like expressing themselves through their cars. At the same time, however, today's restless consumer grows tired of new paint jobs and spoilers, creating a demand for new ways to add zest to one's vehicle. License plates are a commonly used medium, proving that consumers truly see their cars as a reflection of themselves.