It’s Pretty Obvious

by Josh on August 18, 2010 · 4 comments

in Journal

I’m not going to completely blame the lawyers (Hi, sweetie!) for this, but everywhere you go there are labels for the obvious.  If you buy a coffee, the cup will warn: “Contents hot!”  If you pick up a bottle of sunscreen, the label will  state it is “for external use only.”

So the requirement of my municipal garbage collection to label large trash items “for solid waste” is right in step with the trend.   Because for some items– label or not– it’s pretty obvious.

Toilet out for trash

So have you seen any signs or labels lately that made you chuckle?  Share yours in the comments below.

{ 4 comments… read them below or add one }

Devon August 18, 2010 at 4:31 pm

These lawyers sound pretty awesome. And good-looking.


Sarah August 18, 2010 at 8:14 pm

Nice – that’s classic. I love stupidly obvious signs.


amy August 19, 2010 at 5:40 pm

at a rest stop off the Maine Turnpike: “snack wisely – snacks are not meal replacements”. I took a picture of the sign, and made a magnet for our fridge!


Holyoke Home August 26, 2010 at 9:23 am

Ha! ‘Use only as directed’ is one of my favorites.


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