Netizens Are Poking Fun At Selangor's New 'BRK' Car Number Plates That Are Now Up For Bid

Some netizens commented that BRK could mean 'beruk' (ape), 'borak' (chat), brake, break and 'buruk' (bad).

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Selangor's new vehicle registration series that is going up for bidding starting today, 5 April, has become the target for jeers on social media

The new number plate, which bears the letters 'BRK', gives the impression of the Malay word for going number two.

According to the Road Transport Department's (JPJ) Facebook post, the biding starts from today, and ends at 10.00pm on Sunday, 9 April.

Image via JPJ (Facebook)

Malaysians can place their bids on JPJ's online auction platform, JPJ eBid, with successful bids to be announced on Monday, 10 April.

According to The Star, the numbers not bid on will be made available to the general public.

Netizens have been leaving chucklesome comments on the Facebook post

Several users made jokes about how 'BRK' stands for berak (poop) in Malay.

Image via JPJ (Facebook)

Meanwhile, some users jokingly mentioned that 'BRK' could mean other things such as beruk (ape), borak (chat), brake, break, and buruk (bad). 

Image via JPJ (Facebook)
Image via JPJ (Facebook)
Image via JPJ (Facebook)

JPJ has advised people to report vehicles if they are ever spotted with fancy or confusing number plates:

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