Posts Tagged ‘Muppets’

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What is tattoo Tuesday about?

October 1, 2013

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According to the Popcorn Board (who knew there was a Popcorn Board?) October is National Popcorn Month.

Wikipedia explains popcorn thusly: Popcorn, also known as popping corn, is a type of corn (maize, Zea mays var. everta) that expands from the kernel and puffs up when heated. Corn is able to pop becauseits kernels have a hard moisture-sealed hull and a dense starchy interior. Pressure builds inside the kernel, and a small explosion (or “pop”) is the end result. Some strains of corn are now cultivated specifically as popping corns.

The Muppets explain it like this:

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Whose birthday am I celebrating on Tattoo Tuesday?

September 24, 2013

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Today is the birthday of Jim Henson, creator of the Muppets.

Henson’s creative genius brought to the television screen the Sesame Street characters and the Muppet Show and he created films such as the Muppet Movies and the Dark Crystal.  Henson would have been 77 today.

Here are some Muppet tattoos:

muppet animal

muppet ker,ot

muppet fozzy

And my favorite:

kermit tatoo