Friday, August 10, 2007

Of all Things

You have to love warning labels. Some farming supplies from Nasco arrived today with imprinted small plastic air packets serving as filler. The warning label prompted quite a bit of laughter: "Do not use this object as a toy, pillow, or flotation device." Who would use a palm-sized bag filled with air as a flotation device? Or why would someone need a pillow for the four square inches of their ear? And what kind of poor child would be so desperate for toys that she needed a plastic bag filled with air? "And, now we'll pretend that this is a stuffed bear..."