Friday, January 06, 2006

Funny and Stupid Laws

Real (Strange) Laws

In Alabama, it is illegal to wear a fake mustache that causes laughter in church.

In Texas, it is illegal to curse in front of, or indecently expose oneself to, a corpse.

In Michigan, a man legally owns his wife's hair.

Kansas law prohibits shooting rabbits from a motorboat.

In Idaho, the law states all boxes of candy given as romantic gifts must weigh more than 50 pounds. (I LOVE THIS)

In Texas, it's illegal to put graffiti on someone else's cow.

In Alabama, dominoes may not be played on Sunday.

In New York City, it's illegal to shake a dust mop out a window.

In Pueblo, Colorado, it is illegal to let a dandelion grow within city limits.

It is illegal to lie down and fall asleep with your shoes on in North Dakota.

In Nogales, Arizona, it is illegal to wear suspenders.

In Atlanta, Georgia, it is illegal to tie a giraffe to a telephone pole or street lamp.

In the state of Texas, it is illegal to take more than three sips of beer at a time while standing.

In Canada, It is illegal for a teen to walk down main street for Fort Qu'Appelle with their shoes untied.

In Canada, It is illegal to leave your horse in front of the Country Squire without hitching it securely to the hitching post.

In Alabama, it is illegal for a driver to be blindfolded while operating a vehicle.

It is unlawful to lend your vacuum cleaner to your next-door neighbor in Denver.

In Woodstock, NY it is illegal to walk your bear on the street without a leash.

In Florida, women may be fined for falling asleep under a hair dryer, as can the salon owner.

In Florida, if an elephant is left tied to a parking meter, the parking fee has to be paid just as it would for a vehicle.

It is illegal to sing in a public place while attired in a swimsuit in Sarasota Florida.

In New Mexico, females are strictly forbidden to appear unshaven in public.

Men may not be seen publicly in any kind of strapless gown in Florida.

Females are forbidden from doing their own hair without being licensed by the state in Ohio.

In Florida, any form of sexual contact other than missionary position is a misdomeanor. (This is still a law. There have been several cases of people being brought up on these charges in the past 5 years alone. If the police enter a home with a warrent for some other crime and catch the 'culprits' in action, they can, and are, brought up on those charges.)

Anyone interupting a meeting of the British Columbia Grasshopper Control Committee can be arrested.

In Kentucky, by law, anyone who has been drinking is "sober" until he or she "cannot hold onto the ground." (the person who wrote this was clearly drunk)

It is illegal to transport an ice cream cone in your pocket in Kentucky. (again with the drinking)

Key West, Florida, has an ordinance prohibiting turtle racing within the city limits.

A city ordinance states that a person cannot go barefoot without first obtaining a special five
dollar permit in Texas.

You are not allowed to play a musical instrument in a park in Windsor, Ontario.

It is illegal for children to eat ice-cream cones on the streets on the Sabbath in Ottawa. (but at least they can hide them in their pockets)

In Texas it's legal for a chicken to have sex with you, but it's illegal to reciprocate.

In Delaware, you'll get in trouble if you try to pawn your wooden leg.

In Portland, Maine, it's illegal to tickle a girl under the chin with a feather duster.

You are not allowed to saw wood on the streets, or wash your automobile in Toronto.

In Halifax, no citizen is allowed to chop wood on the sidewalk.

1 comment:

Kat said...

That is the funniest thing I have read in a long time LOL

PS got any icecream?
not in your pocket I hope!!