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Lost In Translation: Dumb Chinese Tattoos

Why would you get permanently inked with letters from a foreign language whose meaning you weren't totally sure about? Ask this guy; he'll tell you he regrets getting etched with a message to the world that says he menstruates and wishes he didn't: "Stop Woman Flow."


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MissSushi MissSushi 8 years
lol.. i had a tshirt from Thailand that had writing on that i woudlnt wear because despite the cute elephant i had no idea what it said. I cant imagine doing osmething PERMENANT!
caitibear caitibear 9 years
unless the guy tattooing it on me can speak it fluently, get the needle away from me.
colormesticky colormesticky 9 years
On the bright side, it would be easy enough to have that thing colored over into a profile picture of Sherlock Holmes.
Jennifer_2sugar Jennifer_2sugar 9 years
dumbass of the day! :D
pinupsweetheart pinupsweetheart 9 years
That is what they get for not looking this stuff UP before they go to the tattoo shop!
ritaw ritaw 10 years
well, better not to piss your tattoo artist I guess. I saw this really hip/cute/arrogant guy once, he had a tattoo in Chinese too, and he was so proud of it kept on telling me it was hero or something (but it actually means "pervert", i didn't know if i should tell him the truth or not so i decided not to). :P
ashleycakes ashleycakes 10 years
This is hilarious. Doesn't Britney Spears have a tattoo in Chinese that she thought meant "mysterious" but actually means "strange"? HAHA, I think if I were ever going to get words tattooed on my body, they would at least be in English so I wouldn't have to explain to everyone that saw it what it says. _________________________ Cheese It!!
martini-queenie martini-queenie 10 years
I feel bad for the first person to think of getting an asian language symbol tattooed on them... and now everyone has one! I'm sure hebrew or sanskrit will be popular in a couple years.
kiddylnd kiddylnd 10 years
I've got one that I passed by my Chinese friend BEFORE it was done so I wouldn't look like an ass. She even got to critique the character formation. She approved and I got inked.
BlondeSugar BlondeSugar 10 years
inertia inertia 10 years
Making things even worse, that's particularly bad handwriting. It's obvious the artist doesn't know any more about kanji than the owner of the tattoo.
UrbanBohemian UrbanBohemian 10 years
God, people think they're so cool getting foreign tats. But when they can't do it right or don't understand it enough, they end up looking dumb and they're stuck with them for life unless they want it removed with pain. Serves them right!
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