An ABBA fan was mortified after telling her tattoo artist she wanted her favorite song lyrics tattooed on her ribs – but managed to get the words wrong
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You probably know all the words to your favorite song of all time, right?
Most of us could recite any lyrics of the songs we think are the best of the best, and if it came down to it, we could definitely give our tattoo artist an exact quote so we could etch those lyrics on our skin forever.
But one woman on TikTok has admitted she made a massive mistake telling her tattoo artist which quote she would like tattooed on her ribs – when she managed to misread the words to her favorite ABBA hit .
Sophie Croft wanted to tattoo key lyrics from the 1981 hit “Slipping Through My Fingers,” but her mistake now means she has the wrong words for the song. reports the Daily Star.
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Instead of reading “I’m letting precious time go by,” Sophie got the line mixed up with the title of the song, so her tattoo now reads “I’m letting precious time go by.”
Post a video about them @sophiecroft account, the red-faced woman said: “I didn’t realize I had the wrong lyrics tattooed.”
Sophie performed the version of the song from Mamma Mia! over the top of her video to prove her mistake as she then shared a picture of her tattoo with the wrong text.
The woman accompanied the video with the caption: “I got the wrong word tattooed on me. Never get another tattoo in my life.”
Commenters on the clip – which has over 71,000 likes – tried to cheer Sophie up after her mistake, as many of them told her they preferred her fake lyrics, while others said the mistake made her ink more unique.
One person said, “It’s a good thing because now it’s unique!”
While another added, “Slip sounds better in my opinion.”
“Nah baby you just combined the title of the song with the lyrics it’s the context,” wrote a third.
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