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Only in America: Permanent employee pride

A realty company's employees tattoo the firm's logo on their bodies in exchange for a raise — and more in our collection of strange revelations about the nation

A New York City realty company is offering employees a 15 percent raise if they tattoo the firm's logo on their bodies. At least 40 employees have taken Rapid Realty's offer by getting the double R tattoo on various body parts, including ankles, arms, and necks. CEO Anthony Lolli says the tattoos show employees' "commitment," adding, "Talk about marketing — they're walking billboards!"