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This, but unironically

Somebody mentioned “that blog where they translate Chinese tattoos” on some social media thing the other day and I thought, “I remember that place! It was hilarious.” So I went and re-read the whole thing right back to 2004 because what the hell else am I going to do with the long February nights?

Hanzi Smatter. Looks like he hasn’t been active for a couple of years, which is a pity. I’m sure there’s plenty more to translate.

Anyway, don’t bother. This here is the best one in the whole lot (see illustration above, who knew my Photoshop had Chinese fonts?). It means “toilet goblin” and some petite young woman had it permanently branded on her wrist.

That’s it. That’s the tattoo for me!

Just kidding. I don’t have any ink. My body is a holy temple.

To Beelzebub.


Comment from durnedyankee
Time: March 2, 2021, 8:02 pm

Now that you splained how dyes were temporary.

Use Henna!

Then you can have henna old tattoo you want on a temporary basis. (Three Stooges Curly joke there…)

Just watch out for the Scottish tattoos, you know, the “Die Damen aus der Hölle”

Comment from Pupster
Time: March 3, 2021, 12:22 am

The Ahab quote from the post below would take up some serious real estate.

最后,我与你抗争。 我从地狱的心中刺你。 为了仇恨,我向你吐了最后一口气

If you plug it back in to translator, it sounds exactly like those badly dubbed kung fu movies I used to watch.

Finally, I fight with you. I stabbed you from the heart of hell. Out of hatred, I breathe one last breath at you

Comment from Uncle Al
Time: March 3, 2021, 2:55 am

Pretender Biden should have 癡呆的小偷 tattooed on his forehead.

Comment from BJM
Time: March 3, 2021, 3:40 am

Tatoos? Nah what you need is a little drama.

When the freaking Belgians have a better sense of humor than we, the end times may indeed be near.

Comment from Teej
Time: March 3, 2021, 3:05 pm

Uncle al, that’s marvelous.

Comment from April
Time: March 3, 2021, 3:19 pm

Snorted my second coffee of the day out my nose, toilet goblin will now be my go to insult

Comment from S. Weasel
Time: March 3, 2021, 5:19 pm

Wonderful, BJM.

Comment from Deborah HH
Time: March 3, 2021, 5:38 pm

What April said.

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