Friday, September 19, 2008


I was reading some Austrian news and came across the most delicious word:


Which in English means, literally, "ass-antlers"


Apparently it's used to refer to what is affectionately known in the U.S. as a "tramp stamp."

When I saw the headline, I initially thought they were talking about the thong "whale-tail," which would have also been brilliant, but this is even better.

They were discussing how the rate of laser tattoo removal had doubled in the last five years, the process of which I think is easily avoidable by not getting tattoos when you're young, drunk, and/or stupid.


Chuck said...

First of all, you read Austrian News? Secondly I wonder how all those tramp stamps are going to look when the owner is old and gray? Bet that'll be hot!

Christina RN LMT said...

Well, it's better to say I read German language news!

Everything starts sagging. Even when I got my first tattoo at twenty, I consciously picked a spot I knew would be the last place to sag when I got old! (right upper back)

Blondefabulous said...

LOL......"ass-antlers"! OMG I would just die of laughter.

I am boring. I have no tattoos, no weird piercings, no strange anything! But I also don't have to worry about sagging anything either!

Putz said...

why do you think you need to lose so much weight, 94 pounds you will disappe3ar and we will really miss you

Christina RN LMT said...

BF - You're not boring, not one iota!
I have two tattoos, no piercings except my earlobes, I don't drink, smoke, do drugs, party. I'M the boring one!

Putz - that weight is my ideal weight according to my doctor. Of course, I might get down to 160-150 and say, "Hey, I look great, this is enough weight-loss."
Ya never know!

Buck said...

Hmmm. I'm semi-boring, too... no tats and the like. Which is sorta amazing, given my 22 years in the military and all those close calls in the Pee-Eye and other Garden Spots. But... like I said: close, but no multi-colored ceegars that say "mom," "USAF," or "death before dishonor." Or worse, like some "I'll love you forever" sweetie's name. Thank God.

Christina RN LMT said...

I've always said that getting a tattoo with someone's name is the kiss of death to the relationship. Start pricing laser tattoo removal!