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Tattooed moms!!!

Does the word "tat" drive you as crazy as it does me??? I honestly can't stand it!!!! Thats like saying you got tattooed with a "gun." Sorry this girl I know was going on and on about how she was getting a "tat" and talking about the "gun" I wanted to tell her that its not a .45 and you can't shoot things with it, and is it really hard to add three letters onto the word?

I'm off my soapbox now...


Asked by mommaplaysbass at 1:58 PM on Apr. 8, 2010 in Just for Fun

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Answers (14)
  • My husband is a tattoo artist, lol.

    "Tat", "tatty", "gun"...all drive me crazy!

    I'm fine with "getting some ink" although I still prefer "tattoo".

    When people call it a "tattoo gun" I get annoyed. It's not a gun, it's a machine.


    Answer by Laila-May at 2:00 PM on Apr. 8, 2010

  • At least I'm not the only one!!!

    Answer by mommaplaysbass at 2:03 PM on Apr. 8, 2010

  • Not a gun! LOL....and yes, I hate the word tat.

    Answer by Milaya2 at 2:03 PM on Apr. 8, 2010

  • i always called it a tattoo machine...i've never even heard of it referred to as a gun....after all it's not like it shoots the ink

    Answer by aliishott2 at 2:06 PM on Apr. 8, 2010

  • it bothers me and I don't even have any tatoos! lol

    Answer by sandypops at 2:08 PM on Apr. 8, 2010

  • I find that I get a bit annoyed at most uncalled for shortenings of words. "Tat" for tattoo..."Convo" for conversation...."Peeps" for people....ugh.

    Answer by KarmicChild at 2:17 PM on Apr. 8, 2010

  • No. Not at all. It's just a word or a different way of saying something. Not that big of a deal.

    Answer by sunshine06 at 2:29 PM on Apr. 8, 2010

  • Yes, I think it's tacky, although sometimes I will refer to someone and say 'you know that guy with all the tats' but I never refer to mine as tats.

    Answer by danielp at 2:31 PM on Apr. 8, 2010

  • Same here, my DH will call them "tats" and I am like can you please say the whole word... It sounds so stupid.. The gun part doesn't bother me tho.

    Answer by midnightmoma at 2:31 PM on Apr. 8, 2010

  • I could care less what anyone else calls it. I mean really?? Not to be a meanie lol, but something that tivial is easy to ignore. :)

    Answer by Kikesama at 3:06 PM on Apr. 8, 2010