Dumb Laws - Part 1

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State - Alabama Dominoes may not be played on Sunday.
It is legal to drive the wrong way down a one-way street if you have a lantern attached to the front of your automobile
Men may not spit in front of the opposite sex

You may not wear blue jeans down Noble Street.

It is illegal for a husband to beat his wife with a stick larger than the diameter of his thumb.
Lee County

It is illegal to sell peanuts in Lee County after sundown on Wednesday.

State - Arizona

There is a possible 25 years in prison for cutting down a cactus

When being attacked by a criminal or burglar, you may only protect yourself with the same weapon that the other person possesses.

It is unlawful to refuse a person a glass of water.
Maricopa County

No more than six girls may live in any house.
Mohave County

A decree declares that anyone caught stealing soap must wash himself with it until it is all used up.

An ordinance prohibits the wearing of suspenders.

One must be 18 years old to buy spray paint.

It is illegal for men and women over the age of 18 to have less than one missing tooth visible when smiling.

Women may not wear pants.

State - Arkansas

A law provides that schoolteachers who bob their hair will not get a raise.

A man can legally beat his wife, but not more than once a month

Little Rock

Dogs may not bark after 6 PM.

Flirtation between men and women on the streets of Little Rock may result in a 30-day jail term.

It is unlawful to walk one's cow down Main Street after 1:00 PM on Sunday.

State - California Animals are banned from mating publicly within 1,500 feet of a tavern, school, or place of worship.

Women may not drive in a housecoat.


Peacocks have the right of way to cross any street, including driveways.


You are not permitted to wear cowboy boots unless you already own at least two cows.

It is illegal to spit, except on baseball diamonds.

Ice cream may not be eaten while standing on the sidewalk.
Women may not wear high heels while in the city limits.
Cathedral City

It is prohibited to sleep in a parked vehicle
Dana Point

One may not use one's own restroom if the window is open.

You are forbidden to spit on the ground within 5 feet of another person.
Los Angeles

It is illegal for a man to beat his wife with a strap wider than 2 inches without her consent.
You cannot bathe two babies in the same tub at the same time.
You may not hunt moths under a streetlight.
It is illegal to cry on the witness stand.
It is a crime for dogs to mate within 500 yards of a church. Breaking this law is punishable by a fine of $500 and/or six months in prison.

Roosters may not crow in the city limits.

It is illegal for a secretary to be alone in a room with her boss.

Two bathtubs may not be installed in the same house.

Motor vehicles may not drive on city streets unless a man with a lantern is wallking ahead of it.

One may not carry a lunch down the street between 11 and 1 o'clock.
San Francisco

Persons classified as "ugly" may not walk down any street.
It is illegal to pile horse manure more than six feet high on a street corner.
San Jose

It is illegal to have more than two cats or dogs.

State - Colorado

To own a dog over three months of age, one must obtain a license.

Establishments that sell alcohol must have enough lighting to read text inside them.

The dogcatcher must notify dogs of impounding by posting, for three consecutive days, a notice on a tree in the city park and along a public road running through said park.
It is unlawful to lend your vacuum cleaner to your next-door neighbor.
You may not drive a black car on Sundays.
It is illegal to mistreat rats in Denver, Colorado.
Logan County

It is illegal for a man to kiss a woman while she is asleep.

Cats may not run loose without having been fit with a taillight.

State - Connecticut

It is illegal to dispose of used razor blades.
You cannot buy any alcohol after 8pm or on Sundays.

It is unlawful to walk backwards after sunset.

You aren't allowed to cross a street while walking on your hands.
You may not educate dogs.
It is illegal for a man to kiss his wife on Sunday.
New Britain

It is illegal for fire trucks to exceed 25mph, even when going to a fire.

It is illegal for any beautician to hum, whistle, or sing while working on a customer.

State - Delaware

It is illegal to fly over any body of water, unless one is carrying sufficient supplies of food and drink.

It is illegal to wear pants that are "firm fitting" around the waist.
Rehoboth Beach

On Halloween, children may only "trick-or-treat" from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, and if Halloween falls on a Sunday, they must "trick-or-treat" on October 30 during this same time interval.
No person shall pretend to sleep on a bench on the boardwalk.
Six-year-old girls may not run around without being fully clothed.

State - Florida

Women may be fined for falling asleep under a hair dryer, as can the salon owner.
A special law prohibits unmarried women from parachuting on Sunday or she shall risk arrest, fine, and/or jailing.
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.
Men may not be seen publicly in any kind of strapless gown.
Having sexual relations with a porcupine is illegal.
It is illegal to skateboard without a license.
You may not fart in a public place after 6 P.M. on Thursdays.
It is considered an offense to shower naked.
You are not allowed to break more than three dishes per day, or chip the edges of more than four cups and/or saucers.

A woman can be fined (only after death), for being electrocuted in a bathtub because of using self-beautification utensils.
Satellite Beach

Beer may not be sold between 2 a.m. and 7 a.m.

State - Georgia Gainesville
Chicken must be eaten with the hands.

It is illegal to say "Oh, Boy."

Though it is illegal to spit from a car or bus, citizens may spit from a truck.

State - Illinois

You must contact the police before entering the city in an automobile.
The English language is not to be spoken.

Law forbids eating in a place that is on fire.
It is illegal to give a dog whiskey.

Humming on public streets is prohibited on Sundays.
Crystal Lake

If one wishes to plant new sod in his or her yard in the summer months, that person may not use the city's water to water it. Additionally, the resident must obtain a permit from the city to water the lawn with outside water sources.

A man with a moustache may not kiss a woman.

Bowling is forbidden.
It is illegal to go trick-or-treating on Halloween.
It is unlawful to change clothes in an automobile with the curtains drawn, except in case of fire.

It is unlawful for "Negroes" to be within county boundaries from sundown to sunrise.

There is a $1,000 dollar fine for beating rats with baseball bats.
No person may keep a smelly dog.

A rooster must step back three hundred feet from any residence if he wishes to crow. Hens that wish to cackle must step two hundred feet back from any residence.

Bees are not allowed to fly over the village or through any of Kriland's streets.

It is against the law to make faces at dogs.

State - Indiana One may not sniff glue.
Baths may not be taken between the months of October and March.
It is illegal to sell cars on Sunday.
A man over the age of 18 may be arrested for statutory rape if the passenger in his car is not wearing her socks and shoes, and is under the age of 17.
It is illegal for a liquor store to sell cold soft drinks.
Smoking in the state legislature building is banned, except when the legislature is in session.
No one may catch a fish with his bare hands.
Men are prohibited from standing in a bar.
You are not allowed to carry a cocktail from the bar to a table. The waiter or waitress has to do it.
Drinks on the house are illegal.
Drinking from your own bottle in a bar can lead to your arrest.
You are required to pour your drink into a glass.
All males 18 to 50 years old must work six days a year on public roads.
Mustaches are illegal if the bearer has a tendency to habitually kiss other humans.
Hotel sheets must be exactly 99 inches long and 81 inches wide.
Beech Grove

It is forbidden to eat watermelon in the park.

It is illegal for barbers to threaten to cut off kid's ears.

While driving on Main Street you may not have your lights on.

Within four hours of eating garlic, a person may not enter a movie house, theater, or ride a public streetcar.

State - Iowa A man with a moustache may never kiss a woman in public.
One-armed piano players must perform for free.
Kisses may last for no more than five minutes.
Fort Madison

The fire department is required to practice fire fighting for fifteen minutes before attending a fire.

Within the city limits, a man may not wink at any woman he does not know.

State - Kansas If two trains meet on the same track, neither shall proceed until the other has passed.

Hitting a vending machine that stole your money is illegal.

It is against the law to leave your car running unattended.

The installation of bathtubs is prohibited.

Before proceeding through the intersection of Douglas and Broadway, a motorist is required to get out of their vehicle and fire three shot gun rounds into the air.

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thankz 4 sharin dat LOL
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lol...but who in the world would come up with such stupid n pointless laws???
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Thankz for sharing...LOL lol

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