Contest warns: Label these “laughable”

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May 18, 2011
The Associated Press    
Posted in News, PND News

"Ballpoint pen-chewers, take note: The cap in your mouth can obstruct breathing if swallowed. Common sense? Apparently for speakers of French, Spanish, and German. The warning appears only in the English section of the multilingual instructions from the pen manufacturer, according to the creator of the Wacky Warning Labels contest. The pen-cap caveat is among five finalists announced yesterday in the 14th annual contest that calls out silly warning labels and rails against lawsuits it deems frivolous." (05/18/11)  

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