Monday, August 2, 2010

I Needed a Laugh...

Have you ever really noticed the warning labels found on everyday objects?

•On a blanket from Taiwan: Not to be used as protection from a tornado.
•Warning on fireplace log: Caution -- Risk of Fire.
•A warning on a pair of shin guards manufactured for bicyclists: Shin pads cannot protect any part of the body they do not cover.
•Warning on an electric router made for carpenters: This product not intended for use as a dental drill.
•On a hair dryer: Do not use in shower.
•On Sainsbury's peanuts: Warning: Contains nuts.
•On Nytol Nighttime Sleep-Aid: Warning: May cause drowsiness.
•Warning on a cartridge for a laser printer: Do not eat toner.
•A wheelbarrow warns: Not for highway use. Evidently someone tried this one...

•Can of self-defense pepper spray warns: May irritate eyes.
•Warning on a Conair Pro Style 1600 hair dryer: Never use while sleeping.
•Silly Putty package warning: Not for use as earplugs.
•Baby stroller warning: Remove child before folding.
•Household iron warns: Never iron clothes while they are being worn.
•A fireplace lighter cautions: Do not use near fire, flame or sparks.
•A handheld massager warns consumers: Don't use while sleeping or unconscious.
•Warning on underarm deodorant: Do not spray in eyes.
•Cardboard car sun shield that keeps sun off the dashboards warns: Do not drive with sun shield in place.
•Warning on a sharpening stone: Knives are sharp.
•On a snowblower: Do not use on roof
•On a box or rat poison: Warning: Has been found to cause cancer in laboratory mice.
•An electric cattle prods warns: For use on animals only
•Toilet bowl cleaning brush warns: Do not use orally.
•Cheap rubber ball toy warning: Choking hazard: This toy is a small ball.
•Caution on a package of dice: Not for human consumption.
•In the manual of a chainsaw: Do not attempt to stop the blade with your hand.
•Stamped on the barrel of a .22 caliber rifle: Warning: Misuse may cause injury or death.
•Instructions for an electric thermometer: Do not use orally after using rectally.
•On the wrapper of a Fruit Roll-Up snack: Remove plastic before eating.
•A TV remote controller warns: Not dishwasher safe.

Really, shouldn't we remove these "warning" labels? Maybe such a move would expunge the world of stupid people...


jaci said...

I needed that. :)

Jodi said...

Me too sweetpea. Has your night been better than your day?

kate said...

Haha! Exactly; I believe it's called survival of the fittest. :)

Sheri said...

I really wish I had known that about not folding the stroller with the baby in it. Could have saved my son years of therapy.

Dee said...

Thanks, I needed that too. Those are sooooooo helpful.