Undoing A Permanent ‘Oops’: Colombian Scholars Tackle Tattoo Typos

Undoing A Permanent ‘Oops’: Colombian Scholars Tackle Tattoo Typos

By Camila Domonoske

This year’s Festival of the Word in Bogota will feature the usual authors and linguists — plus a professional tattoo artist. Some visitors can have spelling errors inked into their skin fixed, free.

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