For all the years I spent in Japan, I never really got over the infinite misuses and abuses of the English language used as graphic design elements and eye candy. If you don't know what I'm talking about, just go check out Engrish.com and pick a page, any page.
And it's obvious the fascination with attraction to form minus meaning also exists here in the States when it comes to "cool" looking tattoos of Chinese and Japanese characters. Here's what some of those "cool" looking Japanese tattoos really say. (via Robert Brady, who I bet sports no tattoos. ;) )