Tattoo Parlor Sued For Spelling Error

It's time for a spelling test. Your word is "tomorrow." Wrong answers cost $30,000. That's what a Chicago man is asking in damages from the Jade Dragon tattoo parlor, which he says misspelled that word on his arm. It's not the first time Jade Dragon has been sued.

DEBORAH AMOS, host:

Good morning, I'm Deb Amos. All right, class, books down. It's time for a spelling test. Your word is tomorrow. Wrong answers cost $30,000. That's what a Chicago man is asking in damages from the Jade Dragon tattoo parlor, which he says misspelled that word on his arm. It's not the first time Jade Dragon has been sued. Another customer claimed a botched tattoo misspelling their city's nickname, Chi-town. It's MORNING EDITION.

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