US woman wins battle to keep number plate despite 'sexual' and 'excretory' phrase 'PB4WEGO'

Wendy Auger was told to surrender her number plate due to "sexual or excretory acts or functions".
Wendy Auger was told to surrender her number plate due to "sexual or excretory acts or functions". Photo credit: Wendy Auger / Facebook

A US mother has won the right to keep her number plate, after being told to surrender it due to "sexual or excretory acts or functions". 

New Hampshire woman Wendy Auger has a number plate that reads 'PB4WEGO', spurred by constantly telling her children to go to the bathroom before they head off in their car. 

Auger has proudly driven around sporting her PB4WEGO number plate for 15 years, and never had any issues with it - until two weeks ago. 

On August 16, Auger received a letter from the Department of Safety Division of Motor Vehicles in New Hampshire. 

In a letter Auger shared with CNN, she was told her number plate was being recalled as it includes a phrase relating to "sexual or excretory acts or functions".

"I'm not a political activist, but this is a non-offensive thing that I've had - it's part of who we are as a family," Auger told CNN. 

"There was zero reason for them to take it away."

According to CNN, New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu, caught wind of the number plate fiasco through a mutual friend. 

"Upon this being brought to my attention, I reached out to the Division of Motor Vehicles and strongly urged to allow Wendy to keep the licence plate she has had for the last 15 years,"  Sununu told CNN. 

"I recently left a message on her phone to share the good news that her plate will not be recalled."

Auger has also been fighting to keep another plate on the road, 'PB4IGO'.

She posted on Facebook on Thursday evening, local time, informing her friends PB4IGO would also not be recalled. 

The Department of Safety Division of Motor Vehicles did not respond to CNN's request for comment. 

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