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!