Overlawyered » wacky warnings http://overlawyered.com Chronicling the high cost of our legal system Mon, 06 Jul 2015 10:29:12 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.2 Puzzling signage, cont’d http://overlawyered.com/2015/01/puzzling-signage-contd/ http://overlawyered.com/2015/01/puzzling-signage-contd/#comments Wed, 07 Jan 2015 05:15:28 +0000 http://overlawyered.com/?p=50378 From Instagram user godspeedjc, who asks: Was this notice written by their legal department? Was this notice written by their legal department? #doubletalk #overlawyered #itisoritisnot #legal A photo posted by John Christensen (@godspeedjc) on Dec 12, 2014 at 10:33am PST Tags: wacky warnings

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From Instagram user godspeedjc, who asks: Was this notice written by their legal department?

Was this notice written by their legal department? #doubletalk #overlawyered #itisoritisnot #legal

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Honesty in labeling: “It’s vinegar and peppers, for God’s sake.” http://overlawyered.com/2014/12/hot-sauce-really-doesnt-nutritional-value/ http://overlawyered.com/2014/12/hot-sauce-really-doesnt-nutritional-value/#comments Wed, 31 Dec 2014 14:12:17 +0000 http://overlawyered.com/?p=48137 A refreshingly candid label on Gringo Bandito sauce: “Hot Sauce really doesn’t have nutritional value. It’s vinegar and peppers, for God’s sake. What did you expect? Why are you even trying to determine the nutritional value of hot sauce? Just enjoy it!” [via Google Images and Hot Sauce Blog, which transcribes the whole “warning”] (& […]

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A refreshingly candid label on Gringo Bandito sauce: “Hot Sauce really doesn’t have nutritional value. It’s vinegar and peppers, for God’s sake. What did you expect? Why are you even trying to determine the nutritional value of hot sauce? Just enjoy it!” [via Google Images and Hot Sauce Blog, which transcribes the whole “warning”] (& welcome Investor’s Business Daily readers)

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Great moments in warnings http://overlawyered.com/2014/12/great-moments-warnings/ http://overlawyered.com/2014/12/great-moments-warnings/#comments Fri, 05 Dec 2014 05:15:25 +0000 http://overlawyered.com/?p=49855 From the United Kingdom: Big thanks to @BekoUK for the useful advice pic.twitter.com/skGeNiiqt5 — Katie Martin (@KMartUK) December 3, 2014 Tags: wacky warnings

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It may already be too late http://overlawyered.com/2014/10/first-sign/ http://overlawyered.com/2014/10/first-sign/#comments Tue, 28 Oct 2014 09:35:55 +0000 http://overlawyered.com/?p=48809 [John Farrier, “Alarming Signs from the Dresden Public Art Show,” Neatorama, more] Speaking of warnings, Ted Frank’s observation on this…. exotic Hallowe’en costume is, “The warning is critical.” Tags: art and artists, wacky warnings

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[John Farrier, “Alarming Signs from the Dresden Public Art Show,” Neatorama, more]

Speaking of warnings, Ted Frank’s observation on this…. exotic Hallowe’en costume is, “The warning is critical.

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Steps http://overlawyered.com/2014/09/steps/ http://overlawyered.com/2014/09/steps/#comments Thu, 04 Sep 2014 07:29:07 +0000 http://overlawyered.com/?p=48032 Thanks to Australia’s Tortylicious Facebook stream for this warning sign. As commenter Alexander Cohen notes, the “Sign” sign is missing. More: Lowering the Bar (“The similar sign at the top is just slightly less ridiculous, because gravity.”) Tags: Australia, wacky warnings

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Thanks to Australia’s Tortylicious Facebook stream for this warning sign. As commenter Alexander Cohen notes, the “Sign” sign is missing.

More: Lowering the Bar (“The similar sign at the top is just slightly less ridiculous, because gravity.”)

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A warning sign http://overlawyered.com/2014/08/warning-sign/ http://overlawyered.com/2014/08/warning-sign/#comments Mon, 25 Aug 2014 11:59:00 +0000 http://overlawyered.com/?p=47824 Making the rounds, from Reddit: “Please do not enter the dangerous area beyond this gate! You quite possibly will be hurt, then you will sue. … [This sign] will be ‘Exhibit 1′.” Tags: wacky warnings

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Making the rounds, from Reddit: “Please do not enter the dangerous area beyond this gate! You quite possibly will be hurt, then you will sue. … [This sign] will be ‘Exhibit 1′.”

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“Get rid of children” http://overlawyered.com/2014/08/get-rid-children/ http://overlawyered.com/2014/08/get-rid-children/#comments Tue, 12 Aug 2014 12:18:15 +0000 http://overlawyered.com/?p=47565 Bob Dorigo Jones has a winner in his 2014 Wacky Warning Labels Contest. [Let’s Be Fair!, earlier] My own favorite of this year’s entrants, a warning that peel-and-stick sports decals do not themselves provide protection against injury, placed third. Tags: wacky warnings

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Bob Dorigo Jones has a winner in his 2014 Wacky Warning Labels Contest. [Let’s Be Fair!, earlier] My own favorite of this year’s entrants, a warning that peel-and-stick sports decals do not themselves provide protection against injury, placed third.

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Don’t drink the ink; also, sports decals don’t provide safety protection http://overlawyered.com/2014/07/dont-drink-ink-also-sports-decals-dont-provide-safety/ http://overlawyered.com/2014/07/dont-drink-ink-also-sports-decals-dont-provide-safety/#comments Tue, 15 Jul 2014 04:15:18 +0000 http://overlawyered.com/?p=47093 Bob Dorigo Jones’s 2014 Wacky Warning Labels Contest has its five finalists. Tags: football, sports, wacky warnings

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Bob Dorigo Jones’s 2014 Wacky Warning Labels Contest has its five finalists.

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“The Disclosure Debates: Food and Product Labeling” http://overlawyered.com/2014/05/disclosure-debates-food-product-labeling/ http://overlawyered.com/2014/05/disclosure-debates-food-product-labeling/#comments Tue, 27 May 2014 04:15:27 +0000 http://overlawyered.com/?p=46116 Last fall the editors of the Vermont Law Review were kind enough to invite me to participate in a discussion on food and product labeling, part of a day-long conference “The Disclosure Debates” with panels on environmental, financial, and campaign disclosure. Other panelists included Christine DeLorme of the Federal Trade Commission, Division of Advertising Practices; […]

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Last fall the editors of the Vermont Law Review were kind enough to invite me to participate in a discussion on food and product labeling, part of a day-long conference “The Disclosure Debates” with panels on environmental, financial, and campaign disclosure. Other panelists included Christine DeLorme of the Federal Trade Commission, Division of Advertising Practices; Brian Dunkiel, Dunkiel Saunders; George Kimbrell, Center for Food Safety; and David Zuckerman, Vermont State Senator and Farmer, Full Moon Farm.

Aside from my own segment above, you can find links to the other segments here. Plus: Environmental Health (VLS) summary of above panel.

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On a computer case http://overlawyered.com/2014/04/computer-case/ http://overlawyered.com/2014/04/computer-case/#comments Wed, 23 Apr 2014 04:15:37 +0000 http://overlawyered.com/?p=45429 An amusing guarantee/waiver, via @fourgreenis on Twitter. Tags: wacky warnings

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An amusing guarantee/waiver, via @fourgreenis on Twitter.

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