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Tuesday, January 26, 2016

THERE OUGHTA BE A LAW...OH, WAIT--THERE IS!!


A New York State law says that a fine of $25 can be levied for flirting.

In Mississippi, swearing before two other people in public could land you in jail for up to 30 days.

it is a felony in North Carolina to steal more than $1000 of grease.

In parts of rural Pennsylvania, state law requires that a motorist stop each mile to send up a rocket signal.

The Missouri legislature determined that driving on a highway with an uncaged bear in your car is illegal.

When parking an elephant while in Orlando, Florida, you must insert the same coinage into the meter as you would when parking your car.
(Above pictures & captions courtesy of starpulse.com)



THESE (& THE ONES ABOVE) ARE ALL ACTUAL LAWS!

Alabama--Boogers may not be flicked into the wind.  It is illegal to drive a car while blindfolded.

Alaska--It is unlawful to give alcoholic beverages to a moose.

Arkansas--Teachers who bob their hair will not get a raise.  The Arkansas River may not rise higher than the Main Street Bridge in Little Rock.

Arizona--You may not have more than two dildos in one house.

California--Women may not drive a car in a housecoat.  No vehicle without a driver may exceed 60 miles per hour.  No riding a bicycle in a swimming pool.

Colorado--Catapults may not be fired at buildings.  It is unlawful to lend your vacuum cleaner to your neighbor.

Connecticut--It is illegal to walk backwards after sunset.  You are not allowed to cross the street while walking on your hands.  Residents may not fish from a giraffe's back. In order for a pickle to officially be considered a pickle, it must bounce.

Delaware--It’s illegal to whisper within 300 feet of a church or a gathering of people in any public place.

Florida--Having sexual relations with a porcupine is unlawful.  It is illegal for men to be seen publicly in any kind of strapless gown. You may not fart in a public place after 6 PM.

Hawaii--It is illegal to put coins in your ears.

Idaho--You may not carry an ice cream cone in your back pocket on Sundays.  Donkeys may not be kept in bathtubs,

Illinois--The English language is not to be spoken.  One may not pee in his neighbor's mouth.

Indiana--The value of Pi is 3.  Baths may not be taken between the months of October and March

Iowa--A man with a mustache may never kiss a woman in public.

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

Kentucky--A woman may not buy a hat without her husband's permission.  No one is considered drunk until they can no longer hold onto the ground.

Louisiana--It is illegal to gargle in public places.  Biting someone with your natural teeth is simple assault, biting with dentures is aggravated assault. 

Maine--You may not step out of a plane in flight.  It is illegal to park in front of Dunkin' Donuts.

Maryland--It's unlawful to take a lion to the movies.

Massachusetts--Snoring is prohibited unless all bedroom windows are closed & securely locked. No gorilla is allowed in the back seat of any car.  It is illegal to go to bed without first having a full bath.

Michigan--A woman isn't allowed to cut her own hair without her husband's permission.

Minnesota--It is illegal to sleep naked.  No one may cross state lines with a duck on top of his head.

Mississippi--It is forbidden to teach others what polygamy is.

Missouri--It shall be unlawful to provide beer or other intoxicants to elephants.  It is unlawful to drive down the highway with an uncaged bear in your car.

Montana--It is illegal to have a sheep in the cab of your truck without a chaperone.

Nebraska--Sneezing or burping is illegal during a church service.  One may not wear a bullet-proof vest while committing a murder.  

Nevada--Everyone walking the streets is required to wear a mask.

New Jersey--It is against the law for you to slurp your soup.

New Mexico--It is forbidden for a female to appear unshaven in public.

New York--A man can't go outside while wearing a jacket and pants that do not match. It is against the law to throw a ball at someone's head for fun.  You need a license to use a clothesline outdoors.

North Carolina--It's against the law to sing off key.  Women must have their bodies covered by at least 16 yards of cloth at all times.  It is against the law in this state to use elephants to plow cotton fields. 

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

Ohio--If one loses his pet tiger, he must notify the authorities within one hour.

Oklahoma--Taking a bite out of another's hamburger is illegal.

Oregon--One may not bathe without wearing suitable clothing.

Pennsylvania--It is unlawful to sleep on top of a refrigerator outdoors.  You may not sing in the bathtub.

Rhode Island--No one may bite off another's leg.

South Carolina--It is a capital offense to inadvertently kill someone while attempting suicide.

South Dakota--No horses are allowed into Fountain Inn unless they are wearing pants.

Tennessee--It is illegal for a woman to call a man for a date.  Driving is not to be done while asleep.  A woman is not allowed to drive a car down the road without a man walking in front of her and carrying a red flag to warn other drivers.  

Texas--An anti-crime law requires criminals to give their victims notice, oral or written, 24 hours in advance of the crime they are planning to commit and the nature of that crime. The entire Encyclopedia Britannica is banned in Texas because it contains a formula for making beer at home.

Utah--It is illegal not to drink milk.  Women may not swear.

Vermont--Women must obtain written permission from their husbands to wear false teeth.

Virginia--Not only is it against the law to have sex with the lights on, one may not have sex in any position other than missionary. Compulsive gamblers stay out of Richmond, VA: it is even illegal to flip a coin in a restaurant to see who pays for the coffee.

Washington--Need a radio on Sunday? You can buy one on the Sabbath, but forget about purchasing a television!! 

West Virginia--All lollipops are banned.  It is illegal to pretend that one's parents are rich.  It is unlawful to eat candy an hour and a half before church service begins. It is legal for a male to have sex with an animal as long as it does not exceed 40 lbs.

Wisconsin--It is illegal to serve apple pie in public restaurants without cheese.

Wyoming--You may not take a picture of a rabbit from January to April without an official permit.
















I honor and express all facets of my being, regardless of state and local laws----fishducky


 










16 comments:

  1. You just need to be careful in Minnesota. and for those Kentucky people, you know your drunk if you have to hold on to the grass to keep from falling off the earth. And where's the laws against farting in public?

    Lisa

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  2. Those laws are amazing! English can't be spoken in Illinois? I wonder how long ago this law was enacted.

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    1. Je pense que c'├ętait il y a longtemps!! (I think it was a long time ago!!)

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  3. Too funny. These make one wonder about the law makers and what they were thinking at the time.
    It seems elephants have a bad reputation in a lot of states. Who knew?

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    1. I'd be afraid to pick on elephants--they're so big!!

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  4. Pleasurable post thank you for sharing

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  5. Truth is so often stranger than fiction.

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    1. Maybe, but I've heard some pretty wild lies!!

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  6. These are indeed crazy laws.LOL

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    1. I wonder how much sense they made when they were enacted!!

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  7. There are cars in California that wear housecoats?
    Shame on them! Get dressed properly and shine those headlights!

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    1. Yes--they're available at plus size stores!!

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