Re: Creative Labeling

Subject: Re: Creative Labeling
From: Suzette Leeming <suzette -dot- leeming -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Kathleen MacDowell <kathleen -dot- eamd -at- gmail -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 17 Dec 2013 20:12:58 -0500

I have a Rowenta iron and it really did say that on the package.

Suzette Leeming.


On Tue, Dec 17, 2013 at 7:48 PM, Kathleen MacDowell <kathleen -dot- eamd -at- gmail -dot- com
> wrote:

> Those are incredibly funny!
>
> Who collected them and shall we do a pool on the % of real ones?
>
> Kathleen
>
>
> On Tue, Dec 17, 2013 at 12:19 PM, Hannah Drake <hannah -at- formulatrix -dot- com
> >wrote:
>
> > To keep the merriment going:
> >
> >
> > On Sears hair dryer:
> > *Do not use while sleeping.*
> >
> > On a bag of Fritos:
> > *You could be a winner! No purchase necessary. Details inside.*
> >
> > On a bar of Dial soap:
> > *Directions: Use like regular soap.*
> >
> > On some Swanson frozen dinners:
> > *Serving suggestions: Defrost.*
> >
> > Printed on the bottom of Tesco Tiramisu dessert:
> > *Do not turn upside down.*
> >
> > On Marks and 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 a car or operate machinery after taking this medication.*
> >
> > On Nytol Sleep Aid:
> > *Warning: May cause drowsiness.*
> >
> > On most brands of Christmas lights:
> > *For indoor or outdoor use only.*
> >
> > 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 nuts.*
> >
> > On a child's Superman costume:
> > *Wearing of this garment does not enable you to fly.*
> >
> > On a Swedish chain saw:
> > *Do not attempt to stop chain with your hands or genitals.*
> >
> > On a toboggan:
> > *Beware: Sledge may develop high speed under certain snow conditions.*
> >
> > On a knife sharpener:
> > *Caution: knives are sharp.*
> >
> > On shin pads for cyclists:
> > *Shin guards cannot protect any part of the body they do not cover.*
> >
> > On a take away coffee cup:
> > *Caution: Hot beverages are hot.*
> >
> > Emergency safety procedures at a US summer camp:
> > *In case of flood, proceed uphill. In case of flash flood proceed uphill
> > quickly.*
> >
> > In a microwave oven manual:
> > *Do not use for drying pets.*
> >
> > On the back of a pilot's seat in a Nato aircraft:
> > *Seat must be facing forward for take-off and landing.*
> >
> > On the bottom of a cola bottle:
> > *Do not open here.*
> >
> > On a Harry Potter wizards broom:
> > *This broom does not actually fly.*
> >
> > On a box of aspirin:
> > *Do not take if allergic to aspirin.*
> >
> > On a bottle of laundry detergent:
> > *Remove clothing before distributing in washing machine.*
> >
> > On a muffin packet:
> > *Remove wrapper, open mouth, insert muffin, eat.*
> >
> > In a kettle instruction manual:
> > *The appliance is switched on by setting the 'ON/OFF' button to the 'ON'
> > position.*
> >
> > On a ketchup bottle:
> > *Instructions: Put on food.*
> >
> > On a bottle of rum:
> > *Open bottle before drinking.*
> >
> > A car park sign:
> > *Entrance only. Do not enter.*
> >
> > A sign in a street in Hong Kong:
> > *Beware of people.*
> >
> > Rules on a tram in Prague:
> > *Beware! To touch these wires is instant death. Anyone found doing so
> will
> > be persecuted.*
> >
> > Sign on newly-renovated ramp entrance, USA:
> > *Take care: new non-slip surface.*
> >
> > On a can of air freshener:
> > *For use by trained personnel only.*
> >
> > On a bottle of baby lotion:
> > *Keep away from children.*
> >
> > On a pair of socks bought in egypt:
> > *Do not wash.*
> >
> > On a 500-piece jigsaw puzzle:
> > *Some assembly required.*
> >
> > On a can of pepper spray used for self defense:
> > *May irritate eyes.*
> >
> > On a Frisbee:
> > *Warning: may contain small parts.*
> >
> > In a car handbook:
> > *In order to get out of car, open door, get out lock doors, and then
> close
> > doors.*
> >
> > On a packet of cashew nut pieces:
> > *Warning: This product may contain residue of nuts.*
> >
> > Directions for mosquito repellant:
> > *Replacing battery: replace old battery with a new one.*
> >
> > On a birthday card for a one year old:
> > *Not suitable for children aged under 36 months or less.*
> >
> > In a hotel bedroom:
> > *Please do not turn on TV except when in use.*
> >
> > In a lift in a Japanese hotel:
> > *Push this button in case anything happens.*
> >
> > On a toilet cleaning brush:
> > *Do not use orally.*
> >
> > On a can of Spray paint:
> > *Do not spray in your face.*
> >
> > On a TV remote:
> > *Not Dishwasher safe.*
> >
> > On a blowtorch:
> > *Not used for drying hair.*
> >
> > On a washing machine inn a launderette:
> > *No small children.*
> >
> > On a bottle of hair dye:
> > *Do not use as Ice Cream topping.*
> >
> > On a push along lawn mower:
> > *Not to be used as a hedge trimmer.*
> >
> > On a box of fireworks:
> > *Do not put in mouth.*
> >
> > On the packaging for a wrist watch:
> > *Warning this is not underwear! Do not attempt to put in pants.*
> >
> > In a dishwasher manual:
> > *Do not allow children to play in dishwasher.*
> >
> > On a toaster:
> > *Do not use underwater.*
> >
> > On a mattress:
> > *Do not attempt to swallow.*
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > On Tue, Dec 17, 2013 at 1:13 PM, <Brian -dot- Henderson -at- mitchell1 -dot- com> wrote:
> >
> > > Anybody who insists on more information than that is a lawyer.
> > > (and is thereby unqualified to impart useful instruction)
> > >
> > > -----Original Message----- From: Steven Janoff
> > >
> > > This on a package of athletic tape:
> > >
> > > "HOW TO APPLY: The sticky side sticks and the other side doesn't. Tear
> > it,
> > > cut it, use it."
> > >
> > > And at the bottom:
> > >
> > > "WARNING: Don't apply tape directly to an open wound (ow). If your limb
> > > turns an unnatural color and hurts...it's too tight. Quick! Loosen it!"
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References:
Creative Labeling: From: Janoff, Steven
RE: Creative Labeling: From: Brian.Henderson
Re: Creative Labeling: From: Hannah Drake
Re: Creative Labeling: From: Kathleen MacDowell

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