International jet setting can be a risky business in today’s complex and troubled world, so why take chances? This certainly seems to be the attitude of many hotels and airlines, no doubt protecting themselves against the potentially litigious customer. Here are a few examples from around the world, brought by our intrepid globetrotters.
§ On a bathroom hair dryer:
Do not use while sleeping.
§ On a shower cap in a box:
Fits One Head.
§ On a packet of instant coffee:
Product will be hot after mixing and heating.
§ On a jar of infant’s liquid medicine (3 to 7 years old):
Do not drive car or operate machinery.
§ On the box of a hotel iron:
Do not iron clothes on body.
§ On a bar of soap:
Directions – Use like regular soap.
§ On a packet of mini-bar peanuts:
Warning – contains nuts.
§ On a tub of mini-bar yoghurt
(Printed on the bottom of the box):
Do not turn upside down.
§ On a Korean hotel knife and fork ringlet:
Warning – Keep out of children.
§ On an American Airlines packet of nuts (in case you thought
they were earplugs.) Instructions – open packet, eat now.