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Legal disclaimers are everywhere in our lives. The most blatant ones are suitably in the “land of litigation,” aka USA, and industrywise, Big Pharma takes the gold medal by a long shot.
 
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Bob was inspired by some of those drug ads and their potential “side effect" disclaimers at the end. Case in point below, for this one real product some may have heard of.


Good times ahead, no doubt, once one's on that prescription and popping that puppy. The "quit smoking" shitshow will sure get solved otherwise by doing oneself in. It's just like with this follow-on parody, that's hard to discern from many real pharmaceuticals actually on the market


Okay, we have the basic disclaimer principle down. No doubt, it's always about our safety, health or well-being.

Back to wedding land and Bob's experiences in his darkly humorous traveloque. Given some of the culinary choices on the menu in Iceland, as regards certain animals and consumption therein, Bob got in on the action with his own similarly suitable situation disclaimer. He also needed to cover his ass regarding some of the graphically descriptive content about said food options. 

Legal Disclaimer: No puffin, whale, sheep, shark, or any other animal(s)
was physically harmed, whole, in part, or effigy thereof, during the
writing of this chapter. Any reference to a real puffin, whale, sheep, or
shark, living or dead, is all a fig mint [sic] of your imagination. Further,
this limited warranty shall not extend to previous or subsequent chapters,
let alone to follow-on future works, be they related, derivative, or otherwise,
and in paper, electronic, or other future matter/energy forms. Consumption
of said animals, raw, cooked, or part way along said process, regardless of
preparation methodology, is another matter altogether, and may cause
abdominal cramping, constipation, loose stools, projectile vomiting, other
illness(es), and/or a combination thereof, to varying degrees of severity,
but not necessarily in that order, so
caveat lector.

That country does have some unique dishes, as already covered on the shark side of things with Bob's post on Hákarl and Brennivínand there’s a great Icelandic food rundown on this Aussie wanderer's piece at Boiled sheep head (svid) or rotten shark (hákarl)? Weird and wacky Icelandic food.


With eats as described and seen above, one never knows when someone traumatized, offended, or with time on their hands, might exact some frivolous legal thang on an author’s ass, even if all imaginated [sic] in the book to mess with the reader's head. But hey, all you gotta do is look around and see who be out there, freely roaming the streets, to judiciously play it safe and not be sorry down the road. 

So one can't say they weren’t warned about anything potentially detrimental from the whole reading experience. Cuz, like, there are a lot of folks out there that may not be totally switched on to stuff going on around them in their daily lives either.



The possibilities with alcohol and human creativity / ingenuity is always a notch up to the next level. 


And within that segment of alcohol inspired behavioural side effects, tequila can take things to higher excellence, ergo the need for its very own suitably absolving disclaimer. 

If alcohol is not your scene, suck back a few bags of this bad boy below, especially if you have a sweet tooth and are having a little trouble being “regular” and all, as some of the ladies out there are wont to lament on occasion. 


Lawyers are naturally more attuned to the concept in everyday life practice.  


One can easily work this stuff into daily life. A few good ones to consider putting at the bottom of your email footer can be found here at Parodies of Stupid Email Disclaimers

Marriage, given its life changing nature, sure as shite probably should have some sort of legal disclaimer, given how that all goes in the end for many.



But that doesn’t seem to stop most punters from rushing down the aisle with abandon. If a couple memes don't get folks to exercise some caution here, consider reading Bob's crazy-ass, eclectic debut novel to get some knowledge on the matter from a laid back, single-cat “marriage dodger” who hits up weddings all over the gaff.