Price check: Cock Mints

This one comes from Zabajnikit Ariel, who borrowed the toy documented herein from an Israeli kid she tutors.

Cock Mints aren’t manufactured in Israel but they are available for Israelis to purchase for their kids. And, of course, the kids love it! As you can see, its a novelty toy made to look like a pack of gum. However, when your unsuspecting target takes out the piece of gum, a silly plastic cockroach awaits him or her. What terror!

Cock mints

By the time the Cock Mints got to us they lost their plastic cockroach companion…

Cock mints 2

The novelty item’s warning notice also happens to be good advice for life in general: “Don’t joke to sickman & cowardiness”

Cock mints 3

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3 Responses to Price check: Cock Mints

  1. Ethan says:

    This one should be posted on http://www.engrish.com, not zabaj… This gum thing is made in the far east.

  2. thejook says:

    Right. But sold in Israel as if the word “cock” didn’t have any other connotation.

    STILL FUNNY. Doesn’t matter where it’s manufactured; some purchasing agent here decided that “COCK MINT” was a perfectly acceptable name for a children’s toy.

  3. […] friends over at Zabaj: the Junk in Israel’s Trunk, recently shared with us about Cock Mints which offer the warning, “Don’t joke to sickman & cowardiness”. I think […]

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