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Tattoo- Amazing Tribal Art 4 of 6

August 3rd, 2010


The word “tattoo” is a borrowing of the Samoan word tatau, meaning to mark or strike twice (the latter referring to traditional methods of applying the designs). The first syllable “ta”, meaning “hand”, is repeated twice as an onomatopoeic reference to the repetitive nature of the action,…

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7 Responses to “Tattoo- Amazing Tribal Art 4 of 6”

  1. comment number 1 by: elfbride

    @mungo47 He did. In Hawaii. He got a tribal all the way around his thigh…the old fashioned way.

  2. comment number 2 by: elfbride

    @luv4yasutora I agree. I don’t have any but my husband has two and they are very personal images for him. I laugh because before I met him I never saw myself with a guy with tats. We’ve been together nearly 20 years now. Now I’m thinking of something for myself… maybe a little gecko or iguana (I own a five-footer) on my calf.

  3. comment number 3 by: SRNF

    lol that old man is getting taroos and that guy is just there asking him the worse questions like DOES IT HURT DUHHHH no shit stfu dumbass lol

  4. comment number 4 by: MrSpacehead

    great documentary

  5. comment number 5 by: mungo47

    he shoulda gotten a tatt as well

  6. comment number 6 by: contradikt

    agree wit you mang

  7. comment number 7 by: luv4yasutora

    i love how if you saw that professor in the streets you’d never think he was so hardcore. that’s why i think tattoos are the most raw and personel form of art. needless to say it’s the most beautiful form of art as well. tattoo artists are was too underated.

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