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Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Always Check With Someone Who Speaks Arabic Before Posting to the Internet or Getting a Tattoo

Actress Lindsay Lohan apparently posted the above  message on Instagram.

Anta Himar does not mean "You're beautiful," of course, but "You're a jackass."

Arguably making this even funnier is the fact that the image apparently originated on a website of suggested tattoos, so there may be folks out there with this sentiment permanently displayed on their persons.

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