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Latin tattoos you definitely don't want to have

Friday, April 16, 2010, 15:00 - Latin Translation
Posted by Administrator
Is it safe to assume that anyone who prepares to have something tattooed on their skin understands the value of checking it twice, or else? Even more so with Latin. I cannot stress enough the need to verify every letter of your Latin tattoos before (that's right, folks) the damage has been done. The results can vary from an unfortunate "auto-corrected" error in a otherwise completely correct Latin phrase, to something entirely meaningless and unreadable even with the help of true Latin scholars. Here is a collection of some striking examples:

Latin Tattoos gone awry

See also:
Max Payne Tattoo and Norse Viking Mythology

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