#6WordStory prompt TATTOO winners

So this week, the prompt was tattoo, I went to the Edinburgh tattoo and you wrote some great stories about both types of tattoo as defined below.



tattoo definition from online free dictionary

tattoo 1  (tă-to͞o′)


1. A signal sounded on a drum or bugle to summon soldiers or sailors to their quarters at night.

2. A display of military exercises and music offered as evening entertainment.

3. A continuous, even drumming or rapping.

v.tat·tooed, tat·too·ing, tat·toos


To beat out an even rhythm, as with the fingers.


To beat or tap rhythmically on; rap or drum on.

[Alteration of Dutch taptoe, tap-shut (closing time for taverns), tattoo : tap, spigot, tap (from Middle Dutch tappe) + toe, shut (from Middle Dutch; see de- in Indo-Europea

Ta·too 2  (tă-tto͞o′)

n.pl.tp. ermanent mark or design made on the skin by a process of pricking and ingraining an indelible pigment or by raising scars.

2. A design made on the skin with a temporary dye such as henna or ink.

tr.v.tat·tooed, tat·too·ing, tat·toos

1. To mark (the skin) with a tattoo.

2. To form (a tattoo) on the skin.

[From Tahitian tatau and kindred Polynesian words, all from Proto-Polynesian *tatau.]

The stories

The winners

‘Got dementia, needed her name tattooed’

By Shreya Punjab who blogs at:


Branded for life, not by choice.

By Tre who blogs at


Her name. His skin. Mutual regret.

By Kirsty.

Kirsty who will be providing the next prompt on her blog tomorrow morning.


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