The growing popularity of text tattoos


It is not very hard to walk around campus and see the wide variety of ink that our student body has. However, according to BBC news, you may be seeing more text tattoos than you used to.

In particular, tattoos that involve quotes from higher brow literary works are growing in popularity. The number of quotes by figures such as Shakespeare, Kafka or Emerson quotes continue to become more common.


“I can’t think of an image that would have the same emotional meaning as a quote,” Meghan Jones said to BBC News.

So next time you are thinking of getting some ink, take a look at your favorite book for some inspiration.

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