To accompany the lonely usability note below, and for your reading pleasure, see Pogue’s catchy NY Times ditty, 10 Ways to Please Us, the Customers:

1. Thou shalt not entomb thy product in indestructible plastic. Sure, we understand the temptation: you want your packaging to be sturdy yet see-through, so shoppers can see exactly what they’re buying. Trouble is, you’re caring only about whether people take your product home; you apparently don’t care about what happens after that. You don’t seem to mind that getting those hard plastic packages open is a dangerous ritual involving scissors, steak knives, band saws and, eventually, blow torches.

I hate blister packages. I really, really do.

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