View Full Version : Fifty Bizarre U.S Laws

06-10-2010, 09:14 PM

AlabamaItís illegal to wear a fake mustache (http://www.divinecaroline.com/22260/88850-flair-facial-hair-celeb-mustaches) that causes laughter in church.
AlaskaWhispering in someoneís ear while heís moose hunting is prohibited.
ArizonaCutting down a cactus may earn you a twenty-five-year prison term.
ArkansasItís illegal to mispronounce the name (http://www.divinecaroline.com/22312/92588-hooked-phonics--fifteen-mangled-misused) of the state of Arkansas.
CaliforniaYou may not eat an orange in your bathtub.
ColoradoItís unlawful to lend your vacuum cleaner to your next-door neighbor (Denver).
ConnecticutA pickle cannot actually be a pickle unless it bounces.
DelawareItís illegal to get married on a dare.
Washington, D.C.Itís against the law to post a public notice calling someone a coward for refusing to accept a challenge to duel.
FloridaIf you tie an elephant to a parking meter, you must pay the same parking fee as you would for a vehicle.
Itís illegal to change the clothes on a storefront mannequin unless you draw the shades first.
HawaiiAll residents may be fined for not owning a boat.
IdahoA man must not give his sweetheart a box of candy weighing fewer than fifty pounds.
IllinoisItís illegal to take a French poodle to the opera (Chicago).
IndianaThe value of pi is 4, and not 3.1415.
IowaOne-armed piano players must perform for free.
KansasItís illegal to throw knives at men wearing striped suits (Natoma).

KentuckyEvery citizen is required to take a shower once a year.
LouisianaBiting someone with your natural teeth constitutes simple assault, but biting someone with your false teeth classifies as aggravated assault.
MaineIf you keep your Christmas decorations on display after January 14, youíll be fined.
MarylandItís against the law to wash or scrub a sink, no matter how dirty it is (Baltimore).
MassachusettsNo gorilla is allowed in the backseat of any car.
MichiganA woman may not cut her own hair without her husbandís permission.
MinnesotaItís illegal to paint a sparrow with the intent of selling it as a parakeet (Harper Woods).
MississippiWalking a dog without dressing it in diapers is forbidden (Temperance).
MissouriChildren may buy shotguns in Kansas City, but not toy cap guns.
MontanaItís a felony for a wife to open her husbandís mail.
Bar owners may not sell beer unless they brew a kettle of soup simultaneously.
NevadaItís illegal for men with mustaches to kiss women.
New HampshireItís forbidden to sell the clothes youíre wearing to pay off a gambling debt.
New JerseyItís against the law for a man to knit during the fishing season.
New MexicoFemales may not appear unshaven in public.
New YorkWhile riding in an elevator, you must talk to no one, fold your hands, and look toward the door.
North CarolinaItís against the law to sing off-key.
North Dakota
Itís illegal to lie down and fall asleep with your shoes on.
OhioYou must honk the horn whenever you pass another car, according to the stateís driverís education manual.
OklahomaItís forbidden to take a bite out of another personís hamburger.
OregonState law requires dishes to be drip-dried.
PennsylvaniaItís illegal to sleep on top of a refrigerator outdoors.
Rhode IslandYou may not bite off another personís leg.

South CarolinaIf a man promises to marry an unmarried woman, he is required by law to keep his promise.

South DakotaIt is illegal to lie down and fall asleep in a cheese factory.
TennesseeSelling hollow logs is strictly forbidden.
TexasYou may not shoot a buffalo from the second story of a hotel.
UtahIt is illegal not to drink milk.
VermontWomen must obtain written permission from their husbands to wear false teeth.
Tickling a woman is unlawful.
WashingtonItís illegal to pretend that oneís parents are wealthy.
West VirginiaIf you make fun of someone who does not accept a challenge, you risk a six-month prison sentence.
Unless a customer specifically requests it, margarine may not be substituted for butter in a restaurant.
WyomingUnless you have an official permit, you may not take a picture of a rabbit from January to April.

Thomas Crown
06-11-2010, 07:15 AM
the first one's classic. alabama and church in the same law. of course.