International Tattoo

Some articles on tattoo, tattoos:

Military Tattoos
... The original meaning of military tattoo was a military drum performance, but subsequently it came to mean army displays more generally ... Tattoo, earlier tap-too and taptoo, are alterations of the Dutch words tap toe which have the same meaning ... Tattoos were commonplace in the late 19th century with most military and garrison towns putting on some kind of show or entertainment during the summer months ...
Military Tattoo
... The original meaning of military tattoo was a military drum performance, but subsequently it came to mean army displays more generally ... Tattoo, earlier tap-too and taptoo, are alterations of the Dutch words tap toe which have the same meaning ... Tattoos were commonplace in the late 19th century with most military and garrison towns putting on some kind of show or entertainment during the summer months ...