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11 Stupid Legal Warnings

        Culture | Lawsuits

1: Baby Strollers
In baby products you will find some of the most absolutely outlandish legal warnings. Would this one be, "May demand candy canes," perhaps?
In baby products you will find some of the most absolutely outlandish legal warnings. Would this one be, "May demand candy canes," perhaps?
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You're a first-time parent, eager to start using all those cute baby products you're been stockpiling for months! The first thing you want to do is show off your baby, so you plunk him in the fancy stroller and head out for a walk. Once you've circled the block and chatted with a few neighbors, you're ready to pack it in.

No matter how soundly your baby is finally sleeping, and how much you dread the crying that might start once he's out of the stroller -- his new favorite place to be -- the idea of folding it up with him still inside would probably never, ever find its way into your consciousness. So it may surprise you to see it right there on the label: "Remove child before folding."

But it doesn't end there! As a parent you have to be extra vigilant, but thankfully there are warning labels left and right. Did you know you shouldn't place a baby in a box? Or put a plastic bag over its head? These are also apparently no-nos -- and apparently so less-than-obvious that boxes and bags need their very own labels.


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