When you see a fortune cookie, it's not the cookie you're craving; it's the fortune. I mean, there are plenty of baked desserts, but how many of them also act as a fortune teller? Or at least pretend to be it? On the other hand, is there a better fortune teller and hidden message carrier, than a tasty one? Some of these fortune cookie messages, however, are so surprising, they catch people completely off-guard. Bored Panda has compiled a list of some of the funniest phrases ever found in fortune cookies to prove that Confucius isn't behind all of them. And if you do believe in chiromancy, best leave it to professionals and not the fortune cookie sayings.
Though commonly thought to originate in China, the fortune cookie comes from the Japanese tsujiura senbei treat. Allegedly, the first fortune cookie was eaten in the US around the 1890s. Chinese had tried to import the American-popularized goodie later on, but it turned out, that the public thought it to be 'too American.'
From rude insults to questionable dares, the people who discovered these funny fortune cookies definitely had a hard time swallowing them. Scroll down to read the hilarious list!