Strange Laws

By | February 1, 2016

Alabama

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It is illegal to wear a fake mustache that causes laughter in church.

Alaska

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It is illegal to wake a sleeping bear to take a photograph.

Arizona

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It is illegal for donkeys to sleep in bathtubs.

Arkansas

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It is illegal to mispronounce “Arkansas”.

California

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A frog that dies during a frog-jumping contest cannot legally be eaten.

Colorado

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It is illegal to ride a horse while imder the influence.

Connecticut

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A pickle cannot be legally considered a pickle unless it bounces.

Delaware

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District of Columbia

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Florida

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If an elephant is left tied to a parking meter, the parking fee has to be paid just as it would for a vehicle.

Georgia

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It is illegal to keep an ice cream cone in your back pocket on Sundays.

Hawaii

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Coins are not allowed to be placed in one’s ears.

Idaho

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It is illegal to give your sweetheart a box of chocolates weighing more that 50 pounds.

Illinois

Joliet, Illinois

Code of Ordinances Sec. 2-8. Pronunciation of name of city.
The only official, correct and proper pronunciation and spelling of the name of this city shall be Jo-li-et; the accent on the first syllable, with the “o” in the first syllable pronounced in its long sound, as in the words “so,” “no” and “foe” and any other pronunciations to be discouraged as interfering with the desired uniformity in respect to the proper pronunciation of the name of this city.

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It is legal for a minor to drink as long as he or she is enrolled in a culinary program.

Indiana

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Mustaches are illegal if the bearer has a tendency to habitually kiss other humans.

Iowa

Confirmed

A board was created to regulate among other things, hearing aids.

Iowa Code 154A.2
1. A board for the licensing and regulation of hearing aid dispensers is established. …

Probably Fake

One armed piano players must, by law, perform for free.

February 1, 2016 — A search of the Iowa State Legislature website with the keyword “piano” did not return any results similar to this claim.

Kansas

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A poorly worded law states that if two trains meet on the same track, neither shall proceed until the other has passed.

Kentucky

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One may not dye a duckling blue and offer it for sale unless more than six are for sale at once.

Louisiana

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You can be fined $500 for sending a pizza order to someone’s house without his or her knowledge.

Maine

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It is illegal to keep Christmas decorations up after January 14.

Maryland

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It is a violation to be in a public park with a sleeveless shirt. $10 fine.

Massachusetts

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It is illegal to own an explosive golf ball.

Michigan

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It is illegal for women to cut their own hair without their husband’s permission.

Minnesota

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A person may not cross state lines with a duck atop his or her head.

Mississippi

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One may be fined up to $100 for using profane language in public places.

Missouri

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It is illegal to drive with an uncaged bear.

Montana

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Guiding sheep onto a railroad track with intent to injure the train is subject to a fine up to $50,000 and serving at most five years in prison.

Nebraska

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It is illegal for a mother to give her daughter a perm without a state license.

Nevada

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It is illegal to drive a camel on the highway.

New Hampshire

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As of 1973, it’s illegal to carry away or collect seaweed at night.

New Jersey

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It is against the law for a man to knit during the fishing season.

New Mexico

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State officials ordered 400 words of sexually explicit material to be cut from Romeo and Juliet.

New York

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Slippers are not to be worn after 10 p.m.

North Carolina

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Elephants may not be used to plow cotton fields.

North Dakota

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

Ohio

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It is illegal to get a fish drunk.

Oklahoma

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It is illegal to wrestle a bear.

Oregon

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It is illegal to go hunting in a cemetery.

Pennsylvania

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It is illegal to tell a fortune teller where to dig for buried treasure.

Rhode Island

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Biting off someone’s limb will result in 1–20 years in prison.

South Carolina

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Horses may not be kept in bathtubs.

South Dakota

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It is illegal to sleep in a cheese factory.

Tennessee

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It is illegal to share your Netflix password.

Texas

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It is illegal to sell one’s eye.

Utah

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It is illegal not to drink milk.

Vermont

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

Virginia

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Children are not to go trick-or-treating on Halloween.

Washington

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The harassing of Bigfoot, Sasquatch or other undiscovered subspecies is a felony punishable by a fine and/or imprisonment.

West Virginia

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Whistling underwater is prohibited.

Wisconsin

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It is illegal to serve butter substitutes in prison.

Wyoming

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

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