Wednesday, September 10, 2008

38 Crazy laws, Yes, They Are Real

Alabama: It is illegal to buy a bag of peanuts after sunset and before sunrise the next day in Alabama.

Arizona: It is illegal to wear suspenders in n ogles, AZ.

California: In Blythe, California, a person must own two cows in order to legally wear cowboy boots in public.

Maryland, Baltimore::It’s illegal to take a lion to the movies.

California: Community leaders passed an ordinance that makes it illegal for anyone to try and stop a child from playfully jumping over puddles of water.

California: San Francisco is said to be the only city in the nation to have ordinances guaranteeing sunshine to the masses.

California: In Cupertino, California, it is illegal to count backwards audibly in hexadecimal.

California: It is illegal to skateboard on walls “or other vertical surfaces” in Palo Alto.

California: Peeling an orange in your hotel room is banned in California

Colorado: In Denver, it is unlawful to lend your vacuum cleaner to your next door neighbor.

Connecticut: You are not allowed to walk across a street on your hands.

Florida: In Sarasota, it is illegal to sing in a public place while attired in a swimsuit.

Georgia: It is illegal to say “Oh, Boy” in Jonesboro, Georgia.

Illinois: Chicago law prohibits eating in a place that is on fire.

Alabama: Masks may not be worn in public

Kansas: No one may catch fish with his bare hands in Kansas.

Louisiana: It is illegal to rob a bank and then shoot at the bank teller with a water pistol.

Louisiana: Biting someone with your natural teeth is “simple assault,” while biting someone with your false teeth is “aggravated assault.”

Michigan: A state law stipulates that a woman’s hair legally belongs to her husband.

Missouri: In St. Louis, it’s illegal to sit on the curb of any city street and drink beer from a bucket.

Minnesota: It is illegal to pass a cow in Pine Island District, MN, without tipping your hat.

Nevada: It is illegal to drive a camel on the highway.

New Hampshire: New Hampshire law forbids you to tap your feet, nod your head, or in any way keep time to the music in a tavern, restaurant, or cafe.

New Jersey: It is illegal to slurp soup in New Jersey.

Greene, New York: It is illegal to eat peanuts and walk backwards on the sidewalks when a concert is on.

North Dakota: Beer & pretzels can’t be served at the same time in any bar or restaurant.

Oklahoma: Violators can be fined, arrested or jailed for making ugly faces at a dog.

Oklahoma: Whale hunting is strictly forbidden throughout the entire state.

In Tulsa, Oklahoma: It is against the law to open a soda bottle without the supervision of a licensed engineer.

Harthahorne (Oklahoma): City Ordinance, Section 363, states that it shall be unlawful to put any hypnotized person in a display window.

Pennsylvania: The state law of Pennsylvania prohibits singing in the bathtub.

Rhodes Island: In Province it is illegal to sell toothpaste and a toothbrush to the same customer on a Sunday.

Utah: It is against the law to fish from horseback in Utah.

Vermont: It is illegal to paint a horse in Vermont.

Washington: A law to reduce crime states: “It is mandatory for a motorist with criminal intentions to stop at the city limits and telephone the chief of police as he is entering the town.

Washington, D.C.: A D.C. federal judge has ruled that begging is a form of free speech protected by the Constitution. That means that mugging is free speech too, only more persuasive.

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