If You Read Arabic, You'll Know What's Wrong with This Picture

And if you don't, we can help you join in on the laugh.

JayDee9 months ago in Funny

It's safe to say, Arabic looks pretty damn cool. A lot of people love getting Arabic tattoos because of the way the script looks. However, looks can be deceiving, especially when what you've got written on your body isn't exactly what you had in mind

Here's a great example of why Tumblr and Instagram can't always be trusted. The Arabic words "انا معفن‬", pronounced “Ana Ma’afn”, have recently gained some popularity on the internet. In all honesty, they look pretty cool right?  

Jordan DaileyFrom Tattoodo App
Another One. No, you are not rotten. I promise. #tattoofails #funnytattoos #arabic
Another One. No, you are not rotten. I promise. #tattoofails #funnytattoos #arabic

Wrong. The words actually translate to "I'm Rotten'', which is probably not what the intention was here.. unless it was.. then I don't really know what to say..

But, if it serves as any consolation, this person wasn't the only one to fall in the infamous trap. As for this guy, let's just say this is probably not the best way to start off a tattoo collection... ''

Jordan DaileyFrom Tattoodo App
Hopefully not the last ? :/ #tattoofails #funnytattoos #arabic
Hopefully not the last ? :/ #tattoofails #funnytattoos #arabic

But wait, there's more

Jordan DaileyFrom Tattoodo App
"Laugh at the mistakes you've made" Yes, that's probably the best thing to do here. #tattoofails #funnytattos #arabic
"Laugh at the mistakes you've made" Yes, that's probably the best thing to do here. #tattoofails #funnytattos #arabic

Of course, these types of mistakes are human and they can happen to anyone. Even the ones we call ''famous''. Even if this isn't a tattoo, Lindsay Lohan learned a small lesson when posting this heartfelt picture. 

Jordan DaileyFrom Tattoodo App
THANKS LINDSAY ! :) #instafail #arabic101 #celebfails
THANKS LINDSAY ! :) #instafail #arabic101 #celebfails

Finally, although this isn't Alicia Keys' tattoo, she probably didn't want to be rubbing up on a...rotten... man in her music video

Jordan DaileyFrom Tattoodo App
Great example of why you should always seek professional translation when getting a tattoo! Unless you really want ''I'm Rotten'' in Arabic on your chest in Alicia Keys' music video. #tattoofails #funnytattoos #arabic
Great example of why you should always seek professional translation when getting a tattoo! Unless you really want ''I'm Rotten'' in Arabic on your chest in Alicia Keys' music video. #tattoofails #funnytattoos #arabic