Re: accuracy in packaging

Subject: Re: accuracy in packaging
From: Grace Fielder <gfielder -at- typemaker -dot- co -dot- uk>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2000 14:45:05 +0100

In case you needed further proof that the human race is doomed, here are
some actual label instructions on consumer goods:

* On Sears hair dryer: Do not use while sleeping.
* On a bag of Fritos: You could be a winner! No purchase necessary. Details
* On a bar of Dial soap: Directions: Use like regular soap .
* Some Swann frozen dinners: Serving suggestion: Defrost.
* On a hotel-provided shower cap in a box: Fits one head.
* On Tesco's Tiramisu desert: Do not turn upside down. (Printed on the
bottom of the box.)
* On Marks & Spencer Bread Pudding: Product will be hot after heating.
* On packaging for a Rowenta Iron: Do not iron clothes on body.
* On Boot's Children's Cough Medicine: Do not drive car or operate
* On Nytol (a sleep aid): Warning: May cause drowsiness.
* On a Korean kitchen knife: Warning keep out of children.
* On a string of Chinese-made Christmas lights: For indoor or outdoor use
* On a Japanese food processor: Not to be used for the other use.
* On Sainsbury's Peanuts: Warning: contains nuts.
* On an American Airlines packet of nuts: Instructions: open packet, eat
* On a Swedish chainsaw: Do not attempt to stop chain with your hands.

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