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39 months ago

Strange Laws Around The World

Check out these nutty laws from across the USA & around the globe! Can you verify that these laws are still used? Where do they get these from? Do you know any other strange laws? ====>>

* In Alabama, prison guards are forbidden from referring to their spouses as "the old ball 'n' chain".

* In Los Angeles, it's illegal for a waiter to tell a customer "I'm really an actor".

* In Indiana, it's against the law to dress "Barbie" in "Kens" clothes.

* In Sedona, Arizona, it's illegal to lie about your astrological sign.

* In Texas, it's illegal to threaten somebody with an UNLOADED gun.

* In Samoa, it's a crime to forget your wife's birthday.

* In Australia, it's illegal to name any animal you plan to eat.

* In Cannes, France, it's illegal to wear a Jerry Lewis mask.

* In New Jersey, answering a traffic cop who asks "Do you know why I pulled you over?" by saying, "If you don't know, I'm not going to tell you" is an automatic $300 fine.

* In Kentucky, it's illegal to paint your lawn red.

* In Portugal, it's against the law to pee in the ocean.

* In Connecticut, night watchmen are forbidden from drinking decaf coffee while working.

* In Vermont, it's illegal to pick your nose & stick the pickings under a table.

* In Tennessee, it's illegal to tell someone to quit smoking.

* In Oregon, donut holes must be at least an 1/8th inch in diameter.

* In Georgia, it's illegal to teach a child under 5 the words "penis" & "vagina".

* Unmarried women aren't allowed to buy edible panties in South Carolina.

* In Italy, anyone considered "obese" is forbidden from wearing polyester.

* It's illegal to tear a phone book in half in Montana.

* Anyone caught selling a "smoothie" that has lumps is breaking the law in California.

* In Arkansas, it's illegal for a woman getting married for the second time to wear a white wedding gown.

* In Pennsylvania, it's against the law to put a dollar on a string on the ground & yank it when someone tries to pick it up.

* In New York City, it's illegal for a restaurant to call it a "corned beef sandwich" if it's made with white bread & mayonnaise.


  39 months ago
These seem really crazy and out there.


  39 months ago
Some of these are totally crazy, but Vermont is not a bad idea .............. LOL .


  39 months ago
If I remember correctly, there use to be a law in Tennessee where a man had to run in front of the car his wife was driving and he would have to be holding a flag. Don't know if it's true, but that one always gets pulled into any conversations I've participated in when people were discussing old and
slightly weird laws on the state's books. I'm sure there are many more out there if I wasn't too lazy to go about and search for them.


  39 months ago
i liked this one:In New Jersey, answering a traffic cop who asks "Do you know why I pulled you over?" by saying, "If you don't know, I'm not going to tell you" is an automatic $300 fine.


  39 months ago
Really makes me wonder how these laws ever got passed.


  39 months ago
Wow those are some very interesting laws you have found there. some of them are pretty strange, but very interesting.


  39 months ago
On the island of Guernsey, it is illegal for men to knit in July and August. (this actually made sense when it became law - the fishermen used to knit sweaters called Guernseys to sell for extra cash, but in those months they should have been putting their extra cash producing efforts towards bringing in the harvest on the island instead of knitting!)


  39 months ago
I love these old lws. It's interesting to see how our ancestors thought. These are valuable piece of our history, well, maybe just good for a few laughs! :-D


  39 months ago
Everything has a reason why this law was made i could make things up but i will leave it to someone else just remember your government was working on these laws when something esle could have been worked on.


  39 months ago
These are weird, but I like them. I think if people followed many of these laws there would be less trouble around, lol.

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