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Actual Product Instructions

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In case you needed further proof that the human race is doomed through stupidity, here are some actual label instructions on consumer goods:

  1. On Sears hairdryer: "Do not use while sleeping".
  2. On a bag of Fritos: "You could be a winner! No purchase necessary. Details inside".
  3. On a bar of Dial soap: "Directions: Use like regular soap."
  4. On some Swanson frozen dinners: "Serving suggestions: Defrost."
  5. On Tesco's Tiramisu dessert (printed on bottom of box): "Do not turn upside down".
  6. On Marks & Spencer Bread Pudding: "Product will be hot after heating".
  7. On packaging for a Rowenta iron: "Do not iron clothes on body".
  8. On Boot's Children's Cough Medicine: "Do not drive a car or operate machinery after taking this medication".
  9. On Nytol Sleep Aid: "Warning: May cause drowsiness".
  10. On most brands of Christmas lights: "For indoor or outdoor use only".
  11. On a Japanese food processor: "Not to be used for the other use".
  12. On Sainsbury's peanuts: "Warning: Contains nuts".
  13. On an American Airlines packet of nuts: "Instructions: open packet, eat nuts."
  14. On a child's Superman costume: "Wearing of this garment does not enable you to fly."
  15. On a Swedish chain saw: "Do not attempt to stop chain with your hands or genitals".

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