Thursday, June 25, 2009

Decoding labels

Labels here are sort of like Ikea furniture instructions.

Here's one of my favorites:

Don't drink this one-handed with your other hand on your hip?
Or don't drink this one-handed with your other hand on your hip when you have your hair in a ponytail?
Oh, wait, don't drink one-handed with your other hand on your hip, with your hair in a ponytail if you're pregnant.

Speaking of instructions for pregnant women, here are the warnings on the box of ibuprofen:

If you're less than six months pregnant, use caution and only take it on your doctor's advice. If you're more than six months pregnant, don't take it at all -- regardless of your hairdo and what you're doing with your hands.

On the other hand, if you're not pregnant, you can take it if you're over 12 years old and wear shorts or pants, but not if you're a blue turtle:

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judy said...

made me laugh out loud - thanks!!!

Erin said...

This is by far the best post - though it does lack in chien-related signage of which I am sure there is an abundance in Aix

Anonymous said...

I just laughed out loud and showed my co-workers!


Anonymous said...

Are you in some subtle way preparing us for the news that you are becoming a rotund, wine-swilling, pony-tailed woman with an attitude?