I bought a pillowcase today.
The plastic wrapper carried a health and safety announcement:
WARNING: To avoid danger of suffocation keep this bag away from babies and children.
Stating the obvious, but fair enough, it makes sense. We get the message.
But, it then goes on to say:
Do not use in cribs, beds, carriages or
playpens. This bag is not a toy.
I think there should be some kinds of exam whereby prospective parents are given a plastic bag, and a multiple choice question about where the bag should be used. Anyone who ticks: cribs, beds, carriages or playpens should be automatically banned from breeding.
That's fairer than the current system of chance, innit?
And on a completely unrelated note, have any of you even noticed my header? That was a good 20 minutes work that was. I have now removed the header as it was seasonal, but here it is in all its glory: