Tuesday, August 27, 2013


Ok, so we're about halfway through the first week of classes, and I'm noticing more women students sporting tattoos.  Not the subtle little bees and butterflies, but big honking tattoos that cover arms and legs.  Makes me think of a song by David Holt, "Strange Woman Blues," see below.


  1. Have you asked them about the tattoos? Something along the lines of "That looks very cool, but what does it mean to you?"

  2. We've talked about body decoration and modification, especially in physical anthropology. Maybe when we get to semantics in linguistics...


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