I had a brilliant idea the other day to get a tattoo in Abner's honour. The inspiration came from an episode of L.A. Ink where a woman got a tattoo to represent each of her five(!) children. She chose to get a chain of hideous flowers across her back which, while I'm sure was meaningful to her, just looked God awful to me.
Having decided that getting a tattoo was a good idea, I set upon deciding on what kind of design I would get. Would I get a symbol? A flower? An animal? The options seemed endless. Well, it didn't take me long to come up with the perfect design: Li'l Abner! The little cartoon character by Al Capp. How cute would that be?
Turns out, not very.
For some reason, I thought that Li'l Abner was this adorable little infant character...big head, mostly bald, very sweet looking...kind of like my own Li'l Abner. A quick Google search showed me that I was quite wrong. In fact, this is what Li'l Abner really looks like: