Pearls Before Swine by Stephan Pastis for August 21, 2011
Rat: Well, should we try it? Pig: I don't know. Listen to this. 'Do not attempt to operate before reading this manual.' 'Never leave this product unattended when in use.' 'Always keep hands and hair away from moving parts.' 'Steel cutting methods used to manufacture product could result in sharp edges. Take care in handling.' 'Use extreme caution when moving the product.' 'Very high temperatures are reached during use. Take extreme care when product is in use.' 'Do not operate near drapes, curtains, or walls, as fire and substantial property damage may result.' 'Failure on the part of the user to adhere to these warnings could result in serious injury or death of the user.' Rat: I've never been so afraid of a toaster.