Note to Duracell

These batteries arrived yesterday. Do you see that label “child safety pack” around the left-hand battery?

Well, they’ll be pleased to know that these batteries are also adult-proof. So much so that, to get the batteries out of the packaging, I needed to use my teeth.

So, putting a button battery into your mouth. Just how “recommended” is that?

Furthermore, go to Duracell’s web site to tell them about this. You might get to make your point, after you’ve input your DNA sequence!I couldn’t be bothered, just make a note not to buy from them again.

Author: Stroke Survivor UK

Formerly, designed and developed IT systems for banks, but had a stroke in 2016, aged pre-50! I have returned to developing from home, but some of my time is also spent volunteering with the UK charities Age UK ( and the [UK] Stroke Association (

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