Episode 132 • Words & Phrases
Louie: Yo, dude! Long time no see! What up, man?
Ben: Hey! ‘Sup, bro? Life’s good, life’s good. How about you?
Louie: Oh, you know. Always the same. So are you ready to get this tattoo?
Ben: Absolutely. I can’t wait.
Louie: What are you going to get?
Ben: Oh, I don’t know yet. I just know I want it here on my chest.
Louie: Don’t you- Don’t you want to wait until you know for sure what you’re going to get?
Ben: No, I’ve waited long enough. I want a tattoo, I just turned 18 and… I want to get it, like, today.
Louie: Okay, well, let’s see… I think you should go for something epic but funny at the same time.
Ben: Like what?
Louie: Like uh… Ooh! Like Barney Stinson’s catchphrase.
Louie: The guy from the show How I Met Your Mother.
Ben: What’s his catchphrase?
Ben: Uhm… I don’t know… I don’t know if I want to have the word Legendary tattooed on my chest forever, you know? I want something more personal. Maybe I could get my motto tattooed?
Louie: You have a motto? What’s your motto?
Ben: Never back down.
Louie: Oh, come on, don’t you want to pick something a little more original? Pretty much every guy I know has that tattoo.
Ben: Yeah, you’re right.
Louie: Oh, I got it. Just do it.
Ben: Just do what?
Louie: No, the tattoo should say “Just do it”.
Ben: Isn’t that Nike’s slogan?
Louie: Yeah, so what? It sounds cool.
Ben: I don’t want to be a walking commercial.
Louie: Fair enough. What about a mantra?
Ben: What’s a mantra?
Louie: Well, I went to this yoga class once and they said mantras are like these super powerful sentences that can literally change your life.
Ben: Give me an example.
Louie: Like, uhm, I am enough or I am loved.
Ben: I mean, I don’t know…
Tattoo artist: Ben. You ready?
Ben: Oh, man. Yeah, uhm. I’m coming. I’ll- I’ll think of something.
Ben: Alright, all done!
Louie: Come on let me see! Oh, wow.
Ben: You like it?
Louie: So in the end you went for-
Ben: Live, laugh, love. You like it? It’s a quote. I like quotes so I thought “Why not?” I think Obama said it in one of his speeches or something.
Louie: Obama said “live, laugh, love”?
Ben: Yeah, I’m pretty sure. I think it looks cool.
Louie: Uh, yeah. Sh- sure! You are definitely not gonna regret this.