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August 18, 2005

Today's generation of lawsuit-happy tort lawyers have driven many manufacturers to place warning labels upon their products to avoid potential future lawsuits. Here's a selection of the kind of labels that have appeared in recent years:

On a bag of Fritos: "You Could Be A Winner! No Purchase Necessary. Details Inside." (Certainly a contest that a shoplifter could enjoy! - Ed.)

On a bar of Dial soap: "Directions: Use Like Regular Soap." (As opposed to?... - Ed.)

On Tesco's Tiramisu dessert, printed on the bottom of the box: "Do Not Turn Upside Down." (D'oh! - Ed.)

On a Korean kitchen knife: "Warning: Keep Out Of Children." (But adults are okay.... - Ed.)

On a string of Chinese-made Christmas lights: "For Indoor Or Outdoor Use Only." (I'm glad they narrowed that down.... - Ed.)

On a Japanese food processor: "Not To Be Used For The Other Use." (Which is?... - Ed.)

On Sainsbury's peanuts: "Warning - Contains Nuts." (Umm, so, what did people think were actually in the package? - Ed.)

On an American Airlines packet of nuts: "Instructions: Open Packet, Eat Nuts." (But were they Sainsbury's peanuts?... - Ed.)

On a Swedish chainsaw: "Do Not Attempt To Stop Chain With Your Hands or Genitals." (No comment. - Ed.)

Source: JumboJoke.com


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