It’s cool when people around you understand what you are talking about. But sometimes they can take your words too literally and turn them into something absurd. They put a price tag saying “Expensive salad” on a salad, make a clock with clock faces instead of numbers, or attach a car steering wheel to a bike.

Bright Side selected 16 examples for you of situations where people literally did what they were asked to do and the results were hilarious.

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When you are following the instructions but something’s wrong anyway:

When you were asked to draw zebra on the road:

Maybe, looking this up in a plant dictionary is not the worst idea?

When they ask you about the dress code:

The clock that shows the most precise time.

When you were asked to hang photo frames somewhere in the corner:

“Don’t forget to stick a price tag on the expensive salad.”

A bike needs a steering wheel… a real steering wheel.

When your boss asked you to attract more clients:

When you were told that the expiration date should be on the product:

When you were ordered to block the passageway:

When you were told that Photoshop is almighty:

Well, he is right:

“I live in the basement. I told my dad I needed more natural light in my bedroom, so he bought me this mirror.”

When you failed to get the cereal:

What cases of literal-understanding have happened in your life? Please tell us about them in the comments!

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