Friday, September 24, 2010

Tape: A Cautionary Tale



Caution tape is such an interesting item. It's meant to alert people to a potentially dangerous situation, although sometimes it's used for decoration or as a joke. I was just thinking that I might like to carry a roll of caution tape in my purse -- I can imagine a variety of reasons why I would use a strip of that tell-tale yellow warning-ness.





  • I would wear it like a Miss America sash on days when I'm wearing my crabby pants and want to be left alone.

  • I would lay a piece of it across poor little Phoebe at night so Cosmo would let-up on the midnight booty calls. (He is neutered, by the way...he just tries to enjoy a little phantom-fornication while everyone else is trying to sleep).

  • I would place a small strip of it on the dish containing the last piece of cake. It's mine!

  • I would hang caution tape over my teenage son's tennis shoes...simply to remind myself to steer clear of those malodorous beasts.

  • I would stretch a piece in front of me for those instances when "close-talkers" try to invade my personal bubble. If that didn't work, I would use the tape to strangle said "close-talker."

See? There are all sorts of practical uses for caution tape -- the ones above are just a start!  Now that I'm thinking about it, I wonder if I could buy it by the case...

8 comments:

  1. There are so many uses for it, everyone might benefit from some caution tape on-hand. I'd use it to reserve my parking space at work!

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  2. LOL!!! That is a fantastic idea! I think I need a roll too!

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  3. order a CASE of it for me!!

    Loved this!

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  4. LOL! I like the strangle option the best. On second thought, you need "Crime Scene Do Not Cross" for that one!

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  5. My Dad put some by our litter box...that really wasn't funny!

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  6. I would lay a big piece of tape right across my food dish to keep Binga away! Doubt it would work, though.

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  7. We would love for those "close-talkers", too!

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