Friday, March 2, 2007

What a Bunch of Morons

From Thursday's Tribune, a lawsuit filed by some guy to the Jade Dragon Tattoo & Body Piercing on Belmont. He went in for a "Chi-Town" tat and came out with "Chi-Tonw."

I don't feel sorry for any of these idiots, especially the victim Michael Duplessis. No self-respecting Chicagoan goes around saying "Chi-Town" to describe our city. Sorry, they don't. Only tourists, obnoxious radio DJs and meat-head Wrigleyville frat boys who grew up in the suburbs say "Chi-Town."

I was hoping for a photo of the hilarious fuck-up, but apparently Duplessis is shy about showing it. At least he's smart about that.

UPDATE: Here's a photo:


Kadonkadonk said...

Someone should introduce him to this guy:

"Lee Williams of Roseville, Mich., proudly left the tattoo parlor that he had just visited sporting the word villian on his right forearm. V-i-l-l-i-a-n? Yes ... Williams, 23, didn't notice that he'd misspelled the more sinister choice that he wanted to display on his flesh, villain, until a less-spelling-impaired friend made fun of him for it.

The now deflated Williams is suing Eternal Tattoos for $25,000 to cover the damage and humiliation the misspelled word has caused him: $1,900 for surgery to remove the offending tattoo and the rest as compensation for a "scar as long as his forearm" that the surgery left behind, his lawyer, Paul Clark, told Associated Press.

Williams and employees at Eternal Tattoo debated about how to spell villain when the Wayne State University student and former Marine got the tattoo in 1996. Williams, according to Eternal Tattoo owner Terry Welker, agreed on villian. When a customer agrees to a misspelling, Welker says, "that falls back on them, not the artist."

chuckdaddy2000 said...

I don't know why, but the idea of mispelled tatoo really cracks me up. There's something really hilarious about it.

I agree that Chi-town is a lame nickname, but what do you think about calling Lake Michigan, Lake Mich?

Todd said...

Oh you just put quite a grin on my face. I know precisely who this fellow is; quite the poseur on the benefit circuit, and a total ass.

mysterygirl! said...

HA. I love it, and I totally agree. But that's unfair, because you had me at "Jade Dragon," a place I haven't thought about for years.

NAME: Dr. Kenneth Noisewater said...

Any of you Liars ever hear Larry Miller's 5 Stages of Drinking routine? I believe stage 5 starts at, "After unsuccessfully trying to get your money back at the tattoo parlor. 'But I don't even know anyone named Ruby!?'"

carolyn says said...

i love that it's ight beneath a giant butterfly. he is so tough!

he should get the word tool tattooed someplace, but it might be too hard to misspell