DC Intern Diaries

I'm a female 24 year old DC permanent intern. You name it and I've probably interned it. I'm also a graduate student in DC.

Thursday, June 03, 2004


On a blanket from Taiwan:
Not to be used as protection from a tornado.

Warning on fireplace log:
Caution -- Risk of Fire.

A warning on a pair of shin guards manufactured for bicyclists:
Shin pads cannot protect any part of the body they do not cover.

On a bottle of shampoo for dogs:
Caution: The contents of this bottle should not be fed to fish.

On a string of Chinese made Christmas lights:
For indoor or outdoor use only.

On an American Airlines packet of nuts:
Instructions - open packet, eat nuts.

On a hotel provided shower cap:
Fits one head.

On Nytol Nighttime Sleep-Aid:
Warning: May cause drowsiness.

Can of self-defense pepper spray warns:
May irritate eyes.

Warning on a Conair Pro Style 1600 hair dryer:
Do not use in shower. Never use while sleeping.

On a baby stroller:
Remove child before folding.

On a fireplace lighter:
Do not use near fire, flame or sparks.

On a cardboard car sun shield:
Do not drive with sun shield in place

On bottled water label :
Twist top off with hands. Throw top away. Do not put top in mouth.

On a box of rat poison
Warning: Has been found to cause cancer in laboratory mice.

On a toilet bowl cleaning brush:
Do not use orally.

On an electric cattle prods:
For use on animals only

On a can of air freshener:
Keep out of reach of children and teenagers

On a rubber ball toy:
Choking hazard: This toy is a small ball.

On a package of dice:
Not for human consumption.

In the manual of a chainsaw:
Do not attempt to stop the blade with your hand.

On the barrel of a .22 caliber rifle:
Warning: Misuse may cause injury or death.

On an electric thermometer:
Do not use orally after using rectally.

On the wrapper of a Fruit Roll-Up snack:
Remove plastic before eating.


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