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Discussion in 'Slavic Countries General Discussion' started by Cobranaconda, Oct 3, 2005.

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  1. Cobranaconda Force Ghost

    Member Since:
    Mar 3, 2004
    star 7
    Some examples of why the human race has probably evolved as far as possible. These are actual instruction labels on consumer goods...

    On Sears hairdryer:
    Do not use while sleeping.
    (Gee, that's the only time I have to work on my hair!)

    On a bag of Fritos:
    You could be a winner! No purchase necessary. Details inside.
    (The shoplifter special!)

    On a bar of Dial soap:
    Directions: Use like regular soap.
    (and that would be how?)

    On some Swann frozen dinners:
    Serving suggestion: Defrost.
    (But it's 'just' a suggestion!)

    On Tesco's Tiramisu dessert: (printed on bottom of the box)
    Do not turn upside down.
    (Too late! you lose!)

    On Marks & Spencer Bread Pudding:
    Product will be hot after heating.
    (Are you sure? Let's experiment.)

    On packaging for a Rowenta iron:
    Do not iron clothes on body.
    (But wouldn't that save more time?)(Whose body?)

    On Boot's Children's cough medicine:
    Do not drive car or operate machinery.
    (We could do a lot to reduce the construction accidents if we just kept those 5 year olds off those fork lifts.)

    On Nytol sleep aid:
    Warning: may cause drowsiness.
    (One would hope!)

    On a Korean kitchen knife:
    Warning: keep out of children.
    (hmm...something must have gotten lost in the translation...)

    On a string of Christmas lights:
    For indoor or outdoor use only.
    (As opposed to use in outer space.)

    On a food processor:
    Not to be used for the other use.
    (Now I'm curious.)

    On Sainsbury's peanuts:
    Warning: contains nuts.
    (but no peas?)

    On an American Airlines packet of nuts:
    Instructions: open packet, eat nuts.
    (somebody got paid big bucks to write this one...)

    On a Swedish chainsaw:
    Do not attempt to stop chain with your hands.
    (Raise your hand if you've tried this...)

    On a child's Superman costume:
    Wearing of this garment does not enable you to fly.
    (Oh go ahead! That's right, destroy a universal childhood belief.)
  2. Darth_Fizyk Jedi Grand Master

    Member Since:
    Jul 10, 2003
    star 5
    Damn... sleeping hairdryer... But who knows, what scientists had invented? I haven't been using hairdryier for about 2 years (well... I'm using it occasionally, but old one model :p)

    Yeah.. Ice cream! :p

    Damn...I hope they have some in Tesco metro... :D I'll have to play with friends in that game :D

    Well.. actually I've herad about few 5-7 years old kids driving a car (with drunken dad sleeping on the passenger's place)

    Don't put them on Your personal ISD :p

    Remember, that in USA there's lot's of illiterate people :p They just need instruction step by step :p I think, that this one is still to brief for them :p

    Poor kids...
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