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Nova Scotia parlour ordered to pay nearly $9,000 for tattoo typo

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Marie Huckle wanted to get a lasting tribute to a recently deceased friend, and decided to tattoo a phrase that held special meaning, signalling they would one day meet again.

Instead, the tattoo artist left out a letter, and she ended up with “See You at the Cossroads” on her ribcage.

“This had been a traumatic experience, and it’s embarrassing … I just don’t want it any more,” said Ms. Huckle, 23, who has spent many painful hours under a laser trying to erase the botched memorial.

A Nova Scotia small claims court has sided with the Dartmouth, N.S., woman, and ordered Newcombe’s Ink tattoo parlour to pay her nearly $9,000.

Ms. Huckle has already had eight tattoo-removal sessions, paid for by Newcombe’s Ink, but may need 15 more. The $8,992 set
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Added: Jul-8-2012 
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Tags: tattoo, misspelling, small claims, court, Nova Scotia, Canada
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