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Laws against feminine wiles? It's illegal to drive more than two thousand sheep down Hollywood Boulevard at one time?

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P Marlowe - 12:50am Jul 4, 2000 PST(#96 of 166)
Glenview 7537 - Hollywood

In Mesquite, Texas it is illegal to have an unusual haircut.

Eclipse - 11:30am Jul 12, 2000 PST(#97 of 166)
The hasty stroke goes oft astray-J.R.R.Tolkien

Who decides what's 'unusual'?

Tim Sismey - 05:36am Jul 24, 2000 PST(#98 of 166)

Pregnant women are entitled to urinate in Policemen's helmets in Britain.

And there is apparently a day when it is legal for a Welshman to kill an Englishman, as long as he uses a longbow and is standing a certain distance away.

lilM - 03:55pm Jul 24, 2000 PST(#99 of 166)

If only I had know that last time I was in London!! (The part about uriniating, not about killing Englishman!)

Rob Lewis - 06:34pm Jul 24, 2000 PST(#100 of 166)

In America it's legal to kill an Englishman...if he's carrying a musket and wearing a red coat. ;)

keda smith - 03:00am Jul 25, 2000 PST(#101 of 166)

look this may not be appropriate here,but...Would someone please tell me the names of the 4 Christie Romance novels that I have not got I have "The Rose and the yew tree" and absent in the Spring" can't get or find the others will smile sweetly for you if you can help My email is thanks, signed Desperate!!!!

webimpared - 09:42pm Aug 4, 2000 PST(#102 of 166)

In Athens, GA it is ilegal to eat chicken with a fork on Sunday...BOOMBOOMBOOM...OPEN UP...CHICKEN POLICE!!!LOL:)

webimpared - 10:13pm Aug 4, 2000 PST(#103 of 166)

Now, if you think about it, some of these laws do make sense... 'it's illegal to drive your sheep unchaparoned in Montana'. Think about it... Montana, where the men are men and the sheep are nervous!!! Good law, gooood law.

webimpared - 12:08am Aug 5, 2000 PST(#104 of 166)

In Flordia having sexual relations with a porcupine is illegal... why do you even need that law?!?!

webimpared - 12:10am Aug 5, 2000 PST(#105 of 166)

Again from FL, you may not fart in a public place after 6 P.M. on Thursdays...WHAT?!

webimpared - 03:21pm Aug 6, 2000 PST(#106 of 166)

In Tennessee... you can't shoot any game other than whales from a moving automobile... hollow logs may not be sold... more than 8 women may not live in the same house because that would constitute a brothel... it is illegal to use a lasso to catch a fish... "Crimes against nature" are prohibited... stealing a horse is punishible by hanging... driving is not to be done while asleep... and my all time favorite(drum roll please)...the age of consent is 16, but 12 if the girl is a virgin...WHAT?!?!

Linda Jones - 03:20pm Jan 14, 2001 PST(#107 of 166)

speaking of strange laws just read that you can not get death sentance in the state of Washington for killing a child.You can be sentanced to death for various other crimes but not for killing a child!

mrj6808 - 03:22pm Jan 30, 2001 PST(#108 of 166)

In the State of Florida and other eastern seaboard states it is illegal to have oral sex even if you are married.... How did/would they enforce this law? beyond crazy

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