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Old 07-12-2005, 05:55 AM   #1
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Laughable warning labels

have you seen any labels on items you buy that are just too funny?
i was just reading a package of incense i bought the other day and it says, 'non-edible.' who would've THOUGHT?! whew! good thing i read that label when i did! i was just getting ready to go grate some over my spaghetti! and here, all this time i've been snacking on it instead of using it to fragrance my room.
another one was on a box of popsicles i had. it actually had a warning about how the popsicles are cold. why, you don't say!
i'll have to look at a package of them now when i go to the store to see exactly how it was worded.
any ridulous ones you've seen?

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Old 07-12-2005, 10:03 AM   #2
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I've always been amused by those little packets of drying agent in the packaging for electronics. They are labeled, Do Not Eat.".

I guess tha't to protect themselves against the average consumer who believes the manufacturer threw in a snack with his new DVD player.
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Old 07-12-2005, 11:41 AM   #3
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Alix has one for Canadian-made gummies that said "may contain pig butts".
Oooooooooooh! How appealing!

One of my favorites is the warning label on hair dryers. "Do not use while in the bathtub"
How am I supposed to multi-task now?
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Old 07-12-2005, 11:51 AM   #4
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What about irons that say, product is hot while in use?? or not to iron while wearing the garment?? Maybe I want to get rid of MY wrinkles too!!
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Old 07-12-2005, 11:53 AM   #5
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I like the warning on some of my fishing lures...

This product contains lead, a substance known to the state of California to cause cancer if injested.

Yeah, not to mention the problems those freaking BRASS HOOKS could cause!

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Old 07-12-2005, 11:53 AM   #6
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Good one Texas!
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Old 07-12-2005, 02:00 PM   #7
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I bought two identical boxes of butter at Aldi a few weeks ago. They didn't have unsalted, so I checked the nutrition label to see how much sodium they had. One of them says that it has 90mg sodium and 4% Daily Value. The other one says that it has 90mg sodium and 0% Daily Value. Huh?

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Old 07-12-2005, 03:18 PM   #8
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In my health club:

Do not leave hair dryer running
Do not drop hair dryer on floor
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Old 07-12-2005, 03:52 PM   #9
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Wow, I didn't know hair dryers had legs, jennyema. :o)
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Cars "Don't Exit until stopped'? Come on lets be real !
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