Advertisement

This is jenius: Tattoo spelling mistakes...

One tattoo, complete with spelling error Credit: SWNS

A translation service in Swansea is warning people wanting tattoos to make sure spellings are correct before getting inked.

Sharon Stephens, managing director of Veritas Language Solutions, said: "There are some hilarious examples of translation errors out there.

"One man wanted the Chinese symbols for 'Live and let live' on his arm but ended up with the Mandarin for 'Sweet and Sour Chicken' [pictured].

"And a not-too-bright bad boy was left with "Jenius" branded on his forehead."