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Thread #76954   Message #1404207
Posted By: Roger the Skiffler
10-Feb-05 - 03:40 AM
Thread Name: BS: First Joke Thread for 2005
Subject: RE: BS: First Joke Thread for 2005

Here are the winnners of the M-LAW competition for wackiest warning
label of the year:

1st prize
Do not use for personal hygiene - on a toilet brush

2nd prize
This product moves when used - from a child's scooter

Previous winners have included:
* Remove child before folding - on a baby's buggy
* Once used rectally, the thermometer should not be used orally -
on a digital thermometer
* Never remove food or other items from the blades while the
product is operating - on an   electric hand blender
* Harmful if swallowed - on a three-pronged brass fishing lure.
* Do not use this product as a toy, pillow, or flotation device -
on a bag of air used as a packing material
* Do not use as a ladder - on a 30cm tall CD rack
* Never iron clothes while they are being worn - on a household
* Do not use the Silence Feature in emergency situations. It will
not extinguish a fire - on a smoke detector
* Do not eat toner - on a laser printer cartridge
* And on a pair of cyclist's shin guards - Shin pads cannot protect
any part of the body they do not cover.

New Scientist's Feedback regularly publishes absurd product
warnings, and other funny real-life tales.