When there simply are no words for situational folly, Black Twitter always comes through in 140 characters or less. Coral, a London-based student, tells BuzzFeed how she discovered that her friend had been mistaking sheen oil for cooking olive oil.
While attending a BBQ at a friend’s house, the 20-year-old Brit noticed something peculiar in her friend’s kitchen.
Coral learns that night, that her friend had been using ORS Oil Sheen Spray as a cooking spray. Needless to say, it went viral when friend Roisin tweeted the message Coral had sent of the incident, and the reactions are exactly what you would expect:
Using sheen spray as cooking oil .. please don't let my grandma hear this, it'll be her thesis statement on "DON'T EAT AT OTHER FOLKS HOUSE"— Liz❤ (@e_lizabeth__) June 7, 2016
Special PSA to my great friends: ORS Olive Oil Hair Sheen is kinda flammable, probably toxic. Not for your eggs. https://t.co/HcnRfAqrgp— George (@annalaurelei) June 7, 2016
HOW do you mix up ORS olive oil HAIR sheen with regular cooking olive oil?! pic.twitter.com/PJ7mQoxhbH— ✨june 15th✨ (@_teenagerebel_) June 7, 2016
If I walked into someone's kitchen and they have ors olive oil in there I'm walking out immediately pic.twitter.com/7890oGPuAC— SANDCASTLES (@KissMeLoveMe__) June 7, 2016
Why is the oil sheen next to the cooking oil....only wal mart in huntsville http://t.co/6y4IlKV— cocoaxoxobee (@thegradspot) August 10, 2011
Meanwhile it's some Afro-Carribiean ladies in the UK not able to find the damn ORS Olive Oil hairspray and they are PISSED!— Kasey (@bastylefilegirl) June 7, 2016
The photo of the sheen spray incorrectly merchandised in the cooking aisle of a Walmart could be the explanation for Coral’s friend’s confusion.
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