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Japanese, especially, seem infatuated with American pop-culture and enjoy using English language as a design element due to its flexibility of style. Put simply, English is readable in hundreds of thousands of differents fonts and styles, where Japanese may be readable in, let’s say, five or ten.
I’ve always laughed at people who get Asian tattoos. They have no idea what the symbols that they imprint upon their bodies represent. They merely know that they’re in “some” Asian language, and are supposed to mean, “Peace,” “Serenity,” “Good Fortune” or something more personal to them.
Thanks to engrish.com, we can find all sorts of Japanese making the same mistakes…