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posted: 8/6/2014 5:01 AM

Tattoos used to be a rare sight

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Am I the only person bothered by newspaper or Internet pictures of athletes with tattoos festooning exposed body parts?

Remember when the only time you were likely to see a person with a tattoo was at a circus -- the tattooed lady or the tattooed man? Oh, and also the occasional salty career Navy man with a tattoo who was likely to say something like, "I got this in Shanghai when I was drunk!"

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But nowadays a picture of a person with multiple tattoos is a common sight. Do they still teach in school that your body is sacred?

Joe Schrantz

Villa Park

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