Miss Communication

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Miss Communication

 

 

 

Miss Communication

Is there too much information in our lives?  You tell me after you’ve read these product instructions from around the world…

 

On a blanket from Taiwan – NOT TO BE USED AS PROTECTION FROM A TORNADO

On a helmet-mounted mirror used by US cyclists – REMEMBER, OBJECTS IN MIRROR ARE ACTUALLY BEHIND YOU

On a Taiwanese shampoo – USE REPEATEDLY FOR SEVERE DAMAGE

On a bottle top of a (UK) flavored milk drink – AFTER OPENING, KEEP UPRIGHT

On a New Zealand insect spray – THIS PRODUCT NOT TESTED ON ANIMALS

In a US guide to setting up a new computer – TO AVOID CONDENSATION FORMING, ALLOW THE BOXES TO WARM UP TO ROOM TEMPERATURE BEFORE OPENING (Sensible, but the instruction was INSIDE the box)

In some countries, on the bottom of Coke bottles – OPEN OTHER END

On a packet of Sunmaid raisins – WHY NOT TRY TOSSING OVER YOUR FAVOURITE BREAKFAST CEREAL?

On a Sears hair dryer – DO NOT USE WHILE SLEEPING

On a bag of Fritos – YOU COULD BE A WINNER!  NO PURCHASES NECESSARY.  DETAILS INSIDE.

On a bar of Dial soap – DIRECTIONS – USE LIKE REGULAR SOAP

On Tesco’s Tiramisu dessert (printed on the bottom of the box) – DO NOT TURN UPSIDE DOWN

On Marks & Spencer bread pudding – PRODUCT WILL BE HOT AFTER HEATING

On a Korean kitchen knife – WARNING – KEEP OUT OF CHILDREN

On a string of Chinese made 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 Swedish chainsaw – DO NOT ATTEMPT TO STOP CHAIN WITH YOUR HANDS OR GENITALS

On a child’s Superman costume – WEARING OF THIS GARMENT DOES NOT ENABLE YOU TO FLY

On a hotel-provided shower cap in a box – FITS ONE HEAD

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 MACHINERY

On Nytol sleep aid – WARNING – MAY CAUSE DROWSINESS

 

Want to be even more informed?  Check out past installments of Miss Communication:

Probation reports – http://jeffreymdaniels.com/blog/?p=1608

Criminal geniuses – http://jeffreymdaniels.com/blog/?p=1564

Crazy laws – http://jeffreymdaniels.com/blog/?p=1501

Confused juries – http://jeffreymdaniels.com/blog/?p=1408

…and there are plenty more if you care to look further under the “Communication” category of the blog!

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