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15 Things You Probably Never Knew About Tattoos

And we're not talking about finally finding out what those Chinese characters on your arm really mean. Be sure to watch Ink Master, Tuesdays 10/9c only on SPIKE.

1. Democrats are more likely to have tattoos than Republicans

2. Seven U.S. congressmen (and 1 congresswoman) have tattoos

3. The earliest recorded tattoo belonged to Utzi the Iceman

4. Speaking of Utzi, Brad Pitt has his likeness tattooed on him

5. The earliest Finger-stache appeared in 2003

6. 14% percent of Americans have at least one tattoo

7. Czar Nicholas got a dragon inked on his right arm in the 1800s

8. A restaurant in Ohio offers a 25% discount to anyone sporting a grilled cheese tattoo

9. The Maori of New Zealand carve designs into their skin using bone chisels, then fill them in with ink.

10. One third of Americans say tattoos make them feel sexier

The other two thirds...maybe not so much

11. Lucky Diamond Rich is the world's most tattooed man

12. The tattoo industry's annual revenue is reportedly 2.3 billion dollars

13. A rooster tattooed on one leg and a pig on the other was said to protect a sailor from drowning

14. Ferrets get tattoos!

15. Friday the 13th is one of the most popular days to get inked