Tattoos are certainly not a modern fad, but every few years there are certain designs that become much more popular than the rest.
Over the last few years, you may have noticed a new trend in tattoos - they're more simple, subtle and minimalistic.
While the butterfly and heart tattoos are consistently popular, people are starting to use other symbols like arrows, glyphs and geometric shapes to convey their messages. But perhaps one of the most popular has been the semicolon tattoo.
It looks like this:
Have you seen anyone with it?
Perhaps they have it embedded in a design like this one:
The semicolon has been showing up on bodies everywhere and it is not just a meaningless trend. There's a very important story behind the design and it has very little to do with grammar.
Click on the next page to read about the tragic story that inspired the meaning behind this popular design.