Stupid instructions and warnings

#1
Whilst reading the thread about Americans and their use and abuse of the Queens English I got to thinking about the stupid labels/warnings/instructions that they put on things to protect the idiots - ill start the ball rolling with a bottle of bar-b-q lighting fluid I bought from an American BX in Turkey which warned me it was flammable - what else would you expect bar-b-q lighter fluid to be.
or am i missing something ????
 
#2
Tesco's eggs,
labeled '6 eggs', has a food allergy warning label, 'contains egg'... there was me thinking they would be special quorn eggs or marzipan maybe.
 
#3
I like the sign outside a shop (sadly I forget where) that said;

'Ear piercing while you wait'
 
#4
Warning: Product may be hot after heating.


Jesus.....
 
#5
Tesco's......again. Packet of walnut halves, Warning, this product may contain nuts.

I'd bloody hope so too!
 
#6
McDonald's coffee cups say "Warning, contents may be hot."

Obviously, you'd expect this from a cup of coffee, but some old bint made a fortune off them before they added that caution.

:roll:
 
#7
Packet of Baldiran sleep aid tablets carried the warning "Warning - May cause drowsiness"!


Favourite ever.
Tesco once again. Printed on the bottom of the cake packet. "Do not turn upside down".
 
#8
Just started to make something to eat and found,

Tesco's 100% beefburgers Not suitable for vegetarians??????
 
#9
Argos electric fire, may become hot when operational
 
#11
you cant beat the warnings on two flavours of crisps from walkers:

cheese & onion - not suitable for veggies
smokey bacon - suitable for veggies.....

How stupid is that.......

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
 
#12
On an electric mitre saw: "Warning, Keep hands & Clothing away from blade when in operation"

On a bottle of propane gas: "Warning Highly Flamable"

I say Sherlock how incisive of you......
 
#13
In a menswear shop. A sign said "In the Interests Of Hygiene, We Do Not Change Underwear"
 
#15
Somewhat of a warning.
Sign in shop window. "Wigs made from pubic hair". Why not come in for a clout on the head.
 

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#16
A banner on Queen Elizabeth bridge in Jo'burg during a govt adult education drive:

LEARN TO READ
Contact: etc
 
#17
Warning on a cigarette lighter: "Do not ignite near face." How the fook are you going to light your fag without putting it near your face??

Packet of salted peanuts: "Product contains nuts." It better had or else I want my money back!

On a bottle of milk (cow's milk!), informing me that it was a dairy product!




Geordie
 
#18
I like local council literature through the door that says - Also avaliable in braille or recorded tape for the visually impared....please write to.....
 
#19
Geordie_Pride said:
Packet of salted peanuts: "Product contains nuts." It better had or else I want my money back!
Geordie
[Spotter mode on] Peanuts are not nuts, they are actually legumes (same family as beans and peas). The warning is on there so that people who have a nut allergy are aware that the product could contain traces of real nuts from the production process.
[/Spotter mode off]

Not all stupid signs are as stupid as they first appear.
 

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#20
Steven said:
Geordie_Pride said:
Packet of salted peanuts: "Product contains nuts." It better had or else I want my money back!
Geordie
[Spotter mode on] Peanuts are not nuts, they are actually legumes (same family as beans and peas). The warning is on there so that people who have a nut allergy are aware that the product could contain traces of real nuts from the production process.
[/Spotter mode off]

Not all stupid signs are as stupid as they first appear.
I have had the same warning on packets of Macadamias and walnuts.
Some of the stupid signs are as stupid as they appear.
 
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