Among all the things in state government we could (and do) point out and complain about, this might seem a bit trivial.
But why, at an institution of higher learning, would someone attach this license plate frame to his vehicle when he is the only occupant?
“Alumni” necessarily implies multiple occupants, all of whom are proud graduates. The proper term should be “alumnus,” which is the singular form.
And lest you think I’m picking on LSU, be assured that other schools are equally guilty. Louisiana Tech, ULL, ULM, Southern, Nicholls State, Grambling, McNeese, Southeastern….all of ’em sell these frames in their gift shops.
So do Alabama, Mississippi State, Ole Miss, Auburn, Arkansas, Texas, Texas A&M, Georgia and most likely every other college and university in America—probably even the Ivy League schools.
Speaks wonders for higher education, does it not?
Oh well, just something I’ve wanted to get off my chest for quite a while.