Tattooist Takes Fan’s Request Literally

A supporter of Australian Football team Geelong Cats wanting a permanent reminder of the team’s AFL triumph has been left by a tattoo saying his team were “Gay Premiers 2007”. In a celebratory trip to Thailand last week “Neville”, a dyed-in-the-wool Cats fan, had 15 cans of beer to ease the pain of the 5-¬¨Œ© hour experience.

He paid $150 for the privilege. And to ensure the Phuket tattooist got it right, he wrote down exactly what he wanted on his right and left arms, under the headings “right arm” and “left arm.” “I gave them a piece of paper and wrote down on the right arm, I wanted the new Geelong emblem they’ve got out now … and Day Premiers 2007.”

“And on the left arm side I wrote “left arm” and the two grandkids names and Night Premiers 2006″. The tattooist took him literally – almost. Now he has “right arm” written on his right arm, just above “Gay Premiers 2007” because the tattooist marked in “Gay” instead of “Day”.