Thursday, June 21, 2012

Actual Instructions on Consumer Products

On a Sear's hairdryer:
Do not use while sleeping.
damn, and that's the only time I have to work on my Hair)
On a bag of Fritos:
You could be a winner! No purchase necessary. Details inside.
(the shoplifter special)
On a bar of Dial soap:
Directions: Use like regular soap.
(and that would be how???
On some Swanson frozen dinners:
Serving suggestion: Defrost
(but, it's just a suggestion)
On Tesco's Tiramisu dessert
(printed on bottom): Do not turn upside down.
(well...duh, a bit late, huh)
On Marks Spencer Bread Pudding:
Product will be hot after heating.
(...and you thought????...)
On packaging for a Rowenta iron:
Do not iron clothes on body.
(but wouldn't this save me more time)
On Boot's Children Cough Medicine:
Do not drive a car or operate machinery after taking this medication.
(We could do a lot to reduce the rate of construction accidents if we could just get those 5-year-olds with head-colds off those forklifts.)
On Nytol Sleep Aid:
Warning: May cause drowsiness.
(and...I'm taking this because???....)
On most brands of Christmas lights:
For indoor or outdoor use only.
(as opposed to...what)
On a Japanese food processor:
Not to be used for the other use.
(now, somebody out there, help me on this. I'm a bit curious.)
On Sainsbury's peanuts:
Warning: contains nuts.
(talk about a news flash)
On an American Airlines packet of nuts:
Instructions: Open packet, eat nuts.
(Step 3: maybe, Delta?)
On a child's superman costume:
Wearing of this garment does not enable you to fly.
(I don't blame the company. I blame the parents for this one.)
On a Swedish chainsaw:
Do not attempt to stop chain with your hands or genitals.
(Oh dear...was there a lot of this happening somewhere?)

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