Stupid Instructions

In case you needed further proof that the Human Race is rife with stupidity, here are some actual label instructions from various international consumer products. On a blanket from Taiwan: NOT TO BE USED AS PROTECTION FROM A TORNADO. (Darn, what am I gonna use now???) On a helmet-mounted mirror used by American cyclists: REMEMBER, Continue Reading →

Read the Signs

On an Electrician’s truck: “Let us remove your shorts.” Outside a Radiator Repair Shop: “Best place in town to take a leak.” In a Non-smoking area: “If we see you smoking we will assume you are on fire and take appropriate action.” On Maternity Room door: “Push, Push, Push.” At an Optometrist’s Office: “If you Continue Reading →

London Underground Announcements

Below are genuine announcements made by tube drivers, on the London Underground. To the gentleman wearing the long grey coat trying to get on the second carriage, what part of ‘stand clear of the doors’ don’t you understand?” ********************************************************** At Camden town station (on a crowded Saturday afternoon): “Please let the passengers off the train Continue Reading →

How To Keep A Healthy Level of Insanity

At lunch time, sit in your parked car w/sunglasses on and point a hair dryer at passing cars. See if they slow down. Page yourself over the intercom. Don’t disguise your voice. Insist that your e mail address is: [email protected] [email protected] Every time someone asks you to do something, ask if they want fries with Continue Reading →

Crazy Legal Cases

January 2000: Kathleen Robertson of Austin Texas was awarded $780,000.00 by a jury of her peers after breaking her ankle tripping over a toddler who was running amok inside a furniture store. The owners of the store were understandably surprised at the verdict, considering the misbehaving tyke was Ms. Robertson’s son. June 1998: A 19 Continue Reading →