Ohio motorists can't be 'UMH8ER'

Ohio rejecting many anti-Michigan license plates / Ohio BMV

Ohio is putting the kibosh on any vanity license plate that takes the Buckeye-Wolverine rivalry to nasty heights.

The Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles has rejected plates such as "KILBLU," "HATEMI" (HATE M-I) and "UMH8ER" (U-M HATER).

The BMV says it bans any vanity plate that is lewd, rude or crude or expresses hatred toward a person or group. It says requests for anti-Michigan plates start coming in at the beginning of football season.

The big game is this Saturday.

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