Warning: Do not operate heavy machinery while checking out these ridiculous warnings and ahem…useful information.
My personal favorite warning label? “Wearing of this garment does not allow you to fly” on a superman costume.
Small objects, like hard candies, may inadvertently become lodged in the throat.
This product not intended for use as a dental drill.
Shin pads can not protect any part of the body they do not cover.
Blade extremely sharp. Keep out of children
Do not iron while wearing shirt
This is not a life-saving device
Do not use while sleeping
Do not pass while opposing traffic present.
Do not open or try on product
Warning: Children can drown in bucket
No posting of signs allowed
You may be at risk for throat cancer if you have a throat or a mouth
Remove child BEFORE washing
Secret Nuclear Bunker
Impassable during high water.
Wearing of this garment does not enable you to fly.
Shake well and buy often
Keep hairdryer away from water
Do not attempt to install if drunk, pregnant or both
Do not eat ipod shuffle
Do not put firecrackers in mouth
For best results, remove cap
If you cannot speak English, do not use this product until the label has been fully explained to you
Never aim your pocketshot at people or animals, not even cats
Warning: Refill only with Kikkoman.
Not to be used for drying pets
Warning: Do not drive with sunshade in place. Remove from windshield before starting ignition.
Just don’t do it
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Siobhan O’Shea is a freelance writer. She writes about pretty much everything but especially likes to bring readers’ attention to new tech, marketing, human behavior, and other oddities.