I noted in the recent article "Vanity plate police on prowl" that missing among "unacceptable" characteristics is misogyny.

Approved plates include BSEXY, BOOTIES, GIRLTOY, JAIL/HER, THONG, 2EASY. While some of these may have non-misogynistic interpretations, they are too often found in conversations and advertising print materials in ways that objectify and sexualize women, including young girls.

As such, acceptance of terms such as these, whether used by men or women, are supportive of a rape culture and the devaluation of women. I ask that misogyny be added to the "unacceptable letter and number combinations."

Susan LaFlash, Madison

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