van.i.tize

() tr. v. -tized, -tiz.ing, -tiz.es. To embellish a motor vehicle with a vanity license plate or plates.
same as VNTYZ ().

 

TOP 10½ REASONS TO VANITIZE

 

10.

You're so vain, you probably think this license plate is about you;

9.

It's fun to watch people read your vanity plate, which many will misconstrue.

8.

It's easier to find vanitized vehicles in a crowded parking lot, so you won't whine;

7.

Vanitized ex-governors could find their vehicles easier with plates like this one: CLIENT-9.

6.

Vanitizing is the easiest way for a bald, overweight, middle-aged man to become a SUPR LVR;

5.

Vanitizing lets you tell everyone you're traveling UNDRCOVR.

4.

If you need a job, you could get this plate: HIRE ME;

3.

If you hate your job, you should get this plate: FIREME;

2.

If you want a spouse fast, you would get this plate: MARRYME.

1½.

Vanity plates are cheaper than tattoos and…

1.

you can remove them by taking out the screws!


Our LCNS2ROM neologism, "vanitize," is catching on! Reporters, and non-reporters, love "vanitize!" It's a new word that's descriptive and fun. Here are some links to news stories quoting our LCNS2ROM author, Stefan Lonce, and using "vanitize."

The New York Times, "Free Speech on Wheels," By Stefan Lonce, 7/5/08

http://www.lcns2rom.com/MOVE_STORY.pdf

http://go.rrstar.com/lifeandstyle/x1319855207

http://www.madison.com/archives/read.php?ref=/tct/2007/11/13/0711130233.php

http://www.usnews.com/articles/news/2008/01/16/qa-with-stefan-lonce.html?PageNr=1

http://www.prnewswire.com/mnr/aamva/30591/

http://lcns2rom.com/vanityplatesurvey.htm

http://www.seacoastonline.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20080330/NEWS/803300354

http://talksaboutcars.blogspot.com/2007/11/americans-vanitize-their-license-plates.html

http://www.vibesnscribes.com/MovableType/archives/2004/01/vanitize_me.html

http://www.dakotawarcollege.com/?p=3390




 

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