Tattoo Fail (There Their They're)

by Craig Shrives

Tattoo Fail (There Their They're)

The tattoo below ("The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of thier dreams") fails because:
  • thier should be their

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Seriousness of the Mistake (Summary)

This tattoo scores 13/15 as a tattoo fail. (See below.)

Seriousness of the Mistake (Detail)

How bad is the grammar or spelling?
1: It is not considered a mistake by everyone.
2: It is a technical mistake.
3: It is a basic mistake.
Grade: 3
How obvious is the bad grammar or spelling?
1: It will be spotted by pedants only.
2: Most people will know it's a mistake.
3: Virtually everyone will know it's a mistake.
Grade: 3
How visible is the tattoo?
1: It will be hidden most of the time.
2: It can be hidden easily.
3: It will be hard to keep hidden.
Grade: 2
How easily could the tattoo be corrected?
1: It could be corrected easily without any obvious signs of the edit.
2: It could be corrected but the edit would be noticeable.
3: It cannot be corrected without removal.
Grade: 3
What is the quality of the tattoo?
1: It is high quality.
2: It is fair quality.
3: It is low quality.
Grade: 2

Don't Mess It Up!

See Also

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