Thursday, April 24, 2008

Envelope Fun!

I recently picked up a box of security envelopes. I really didn't pay much attention to the packaging, because, well, let's face it, envelope packaging is rarely engaging (my apologies if you are one who designs envelope packaging, I'm sure you are a good designer).

When I went to open the box, I found this bit of text:

Now I've opened quite a few packages in my life and I'm used to seeing the phrase "Tear Here". I've never seen "Tears Here", and I actually read it at first as tears, as in crying. So naturally I took a photo of this oddity.

But then the fun began. Silly me, I actually tried to open the box! And naturally, I started where it said "Tears Here". The problem is it didn't tear "here". It tore everywhere but "here" (what great glue they used!). So after a few minutes, my box now looked like this:

So perhaps my original reading of "Tears Here" was indeed correct…

1 comment:

Juggling Jason said...

well that's sort of annoying ain't it?