From Brazil, reader Joao (a long time Japanese student) sent in a photo of this young man proudly displaying his cool tattoo at a party.
Besides the fact the characters are poorly written, the true meaning of the tattoo may not be as what the owner intended.
氣 (air, gas, steam, vapor; spirit), 止 (stop, halt, desist; detain), 康 (peaceful, quiet; happy, healthy), could be interpreted as “ease of gas retention”.
Perhaps this is some kind of viral ad campaign by makers of gas-relief medications?
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