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

Discuss laws that are outrageous, outdated, wasteful, ridiculous and just plain funny here!



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Marilyn Dickey - 02:40am Jan 31, 2001 PST(#109 of 166)
This Too Shall Pass

I got this from AMAZING Strange Truths.

Over-Watered Horses!

In Marshaltown, Iowa, it is illegal for a horse to eat a fire hydrant.

I guess they had REALLY thirsty horses!


Marilyn Dickey - 03:26am Feb 5, 2001 PST(#110 of 166)
This Too Shall Pass

Two-Minute Warning

In Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, an officer must honk his horn three times and wait two minutes before walking up to a suspicious car if he/she thinks that the occupants are having sex. From amazing strange truths

Two minutes?!?!?


Marilyn Dickey - 08:43pm Feb 7, 2001 PST(#111 of 166)
This Too Shall Pass

Keep Your Beak Where I Can See It!

In Ontario California, it is unlawful for roosters to crow within city limits.


Mariyn Dickey - 07:24pm Feb 8, 2001 PST(#112 of 166)

You can find strange laws or dumb laws at www.dumblaws.com . This web site has some funny things in it


Marilyn Dickey - 07:50pm Mar 7, 2001 PST(#113 of 166)
This Too Shall Pass

Glowing Butts!

In the fine state of Kansas, a law requires that all pedestrians must wear taillights.

Am I the only person that is finding these strange laws?


P Marlowe - 10:22pm May 4, 2001 PST(#114 of 166)
Glenview 7537 - Hollywood

Are you ready?

Did you know that it is illegal to:

Curse in front of a corpse in Georgia?

Skydive on Sunday if you are an unmarried woman in Florida?

To walk down the street with a duck on your head in Minnesota? (Knowing how cold it gets in Minnesota, I can understand why someone would want to put a duck on their head, ha.)


Rob Lewis - 09:42am May 8, 2001 PST(#115 of 166)
ICQ#31475045

If you put a duck on your head, you're likely to get a lot more than egg on your face.


Fran Hinkel - 07:42am May 10, 2001 PST(#116 of 166)
You can check out anytime you like...but you can never leave!

LOL!


Stevie B - 05:21pm May 10, 2001 PST(#117 of 166)
"If you put an infinite number of apes in front of an infinite number of computers, you get a pretty good idea of what internet chat rooms can be like" - Stevie B

Years ago in England (we're talking about the 15th/16th century here), the death penalty was given to all manner of crimes, including being on the Highway with a dirty face.

The law has changed much over the years, but I understand that one law was never repealled. Apparently, imitating a Chelsea Pensioner still carries the sentence of death!


Rob Lewis - 11:10pm May 11, 2001 PST(#118 of 166)
ICQ#31475045

Pardon my colonial ignorance, but what is a Chelsea Pensioner?


Stevie B - 03:30pm May 12, 2001 PST(#119 of 166)
"If you put an infinite number of apes in front of an infinite number of computers, you get a pretty good idea of what internet chat rooms can be like" - Stevie B

How best to describe them.... they live at Chelsea Hospital, in London. The only people who can live there are retired soldiers who were injuerd in wars (my late Grandad was one). They wear red uniforms, with a three pointed hat.


Rob Lewis - 08:10pm May 19, 2001 PST(#120 of 166)
ICQ#31475045

Thanks you for the enlightenment. I've heard the phrase before, and always wondered who they were.


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