Mrs. Takahashi Decides To Get Inked Tattoo artist suggests discreet body placement Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading... Related 10 thoughts on “Mrs. Takahashi Decides To Get Inked” Add yours Tsk, tsk, next thing she’ll be hangin’ out on Water Street with the sailors. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Ink is a gateway act to promiscuity. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Really!? A tattoo at her age. And by a guy in a suit. What is the world coming to? Of course the advantage of getting inked at an older age does cut down on some of the disappointed caused by sagging. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply That’s a really good point. The overall travel from Pt A to Pt B is nearly done by then. Actually, I think the dean is just reading Japanese with a teacher. 🙂 LikeLiked by 1 person Reply I figured something like that but I liked your interpretation better. LikeLiked by 1 person I wouldn’t want that guy to give me a tattoo Kerbey! Diana xo LikeLiked by 1 person Reply The AJF says that this is likely a poem written using Chinese characters in an old style. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Really? The yearbook said it was Japanese. Huh. LikeLike Reply More than you really need or care to know: Japanese written language utilizes Chinese characters (kanji) plus a couple of other syllabaries (hirgana and katakana) so this is likely a situation where Japanese are studying a poem that was written using only Chinese characters, something common in the olden days. The Chinese characters have, in many cases, evolved from their original form but the ones in the photo are the old style. Even today there are groups who specialize in this form of poetry. So, you and the yearbook are probably 100% correct but now (as Paul Harvey used to say) you know the rest of the story. LikeLiked by 1 person Aha! The AJF is going to know more than I do, for sure. Groups who specialize in that form of poetry? Wow. I had no idea written Japanese used Chinese characters. Do most Americans know that or are most of us ignorant? Way to make me feel dumb. But you already knew I “don’t get it.” 🙂 LikeLike Observation and Interpretation: Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email. Notify me of new posts via email.