Article from Funny Tech Writer blog; posted on September 7, 2011.
Finally, strong evidence that technical writers have a sense of humor when they write documentation. Here is an image from instruction manual for a vacuum cleaner:
There’s a seal on the back of the cleaner that seems to fascinate people – don’t touch it.
- It’s there to assist the manufacturing process.
- Don’t touch it – you’ll break the cleaner.
- It’s not meant to come off, but you can force it off if you try to turn it.
- If you succeed, the cleaner will stop working.