This web page is dedicated to those who remind us
that we are human and we do make mistakes.

Sometimes the funniest things in life are not those we make up but those that happen to us. We say things, write things and do things that we think are correct but somehow they come out different. Sometimes it's embarrassing for us and surprising for others, but often it's too funny to be forgotten. Here is my collection of Life's Bloopers.


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Actual instruction labels.

  • On a hair dryer: "Do not use while sleeping."
  • On a bag of Fritos: "You could be a winner! No purchase necessary. Details inside."
  • On a bar of Dial soap: "Directions: Use like regular soap."
  • On a frozen dinner: "Serving suggestion: Defrost."
  • On a hotel-provided shower cap: "Fits one head."
  • On Tesco's Tramisu Dessert: "Do not turn upside down." (printed on the bottom of the box.)
  • On Marks & Spencer bread pudding: "Product will be hot after heating."
  • On packaging for a Rowento iron: "Do not iron clothes on body."
  • On Boots children's cough medicine: "Do not drive car or operate machinery."
  • On a Nytol (a sleep aid): "Warning: may cause drowsiness."
  • On a Korean kitchen knife: "Warning keep out of children."
  • On a string of Chinese-made Christmas lights: "For indoor or outdoor use only."
  • On a Japanese food processor: "Not to be used for the other use."
  • On Sainsbury's peanuts: "Warning: contains nuts."
  • On an American Airlines packet of nuts: "Instructions: Open packet, eat nuts."
  • On a Swedish chainsaw: "Do not attempt to stop chain with your hands."
  • On a packet of Sunmaid Raisins: "Why not try tossing over your favourite breakfast cereal?"

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Life's Bloopers was last updated on 2010 March 12