Someone compared Ontario's new license plate to a box of Q-tips

Apr 17 2019, 8:43 pm

Last Thursday, the Ford government tabled its first budget.

And as the budget date neared, information regarding a new licence plate logo was released, suggesting the provincial plates would receive a new slogan — and they did.

‘A Place to Grow’ is now the official slogan for licence plates in the province, which stems from Ontario’s unofficial anthem that first debuted at Expo ’67.

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And while it appears many residents are welcoming the change, Reddit user WildWeaselGT pointed out that the new bold design looks very similar to a box of Q-tips.

The license plate and the box feature a similar deep navy and bright cyan blue colour scheme, which is accompanied by bold white text.

Maybe someone from Ford’s team responsible for designing the license plate purchased a box of Q-tips right before heading to a design meeting.

Chances are it’s just a funny coincidence, but we have to admit, the resemblance is uncanny.

On point. from r/toronto

The new license plates will be available starting February 1, 2020.

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