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  • I do remember hearing a law years ago about how... by Bogie - Apr 16, 99 (#1 of 166)
  • In Alaska it is illegal to provide alchohol to a... by Darlene Campbell - Apr 17, 99 (#2 of 166)
  • ...or spit on the sidewalk in Salem,... by Baked Beans - Apr 17, 99 (#3 of 166)
  • I know for that in Vancouver, BC, it is illegal to... by Diana Light - Apr 17, 99 (#4 of 166)
  • LOL, what strange laws!.. by Goodwin - Apr 17, 99 (#5 of 166)
  • This is such a nice change from the tight ends on... by Darlene Campbell - Apr 17, 99 (#6 of 166)
  • As far as I remember, Darlene, you can still be... by P Marlowe - Apr 18, 99 (#7 of 166)
  • Goodwin,Thanks for the light hearted humor... by Marilyn Dickey - Apr 18, 99 (#8 of 166)
  • Marylin: anytime!.. by Goodwin - Apr 19, 99 (#9 of 166)
  • I don't remember the name now, but there is a town... by Rich Barr - Apr 19, 99 (#10 of 166)
  • think i heard that in Kansas that there is only... by athena - Apr 19, 99 (#11 of 166)
  • It is illegal to sneeze on the streets of... by Jennifer Lopez - Apr 19, 99 (#12 of 166)
  • I'm not really sure about the whipping thing... by Darlene Campbell - Apr 19, 99 (#13 of 166)
  • In Chicago, it is against the law to smoke on the... by Madonna Child - Apr 20, 99 (#14 of 166)
  • My dad told me of a law in, I believe, Alabama in... by Gregory Wine - Apr 20, 99 (#15 of 166)
  • Here in Australia there are some states that still... by SPJones_98 - Apr 24, 99 (#16 of 166)
  • LOL Boy, what a funny forum located on a crime... by D.Battles - Apr 24, 99 (#17 of 166)
  • D.Battles, then lets say let the one day the women... by Marilyn Dickey - Apr 24, 99 (#18 of 166)
  • Want to hear about rediculous laws?.. by Anon Ymos - Apr 26, 99 (#19 of 166)
  • In Florida there is a law that says snooring is... by antjuan gilbert - Apr 26, 99 (#20 of 166)
  • aren't these laws really wierd, you are allowed to... by michelle brook - Apr 26, 99 (#21 of 166)
  • I saw one America's Dumbest Criminals last night a... by Rob Lewis - Apr 26, 99 (#22 of 166)
  • Anon Ymos - the national security thing is an old... by Diva - Apr 28, 99 (#23 of 166)
  • Here's one of the funnier laws I've heard:... by Adam H. - Apr 28, 99 (#24 of 166)
  • Did you know that there are un-enforced but... by Fire & Ice - Apr 30, 99 (#25 of 166)
  • I wonder how one goes about obtaining the... by Carol Diemer - Apr 30, 99 (#26 of 166)
  • I forget which state for sure, I think it is... by Sean Farrington - May 1, 99 (#27 of 166)
  • In the small city of shepherdstown W.V, it is... by Shawn Parkinson - May 3, 99 (#28 of 166)
  • In Calgary you must have a hitching rail for three... by andrew Hayes - May 3, 99 (#29 of 166)
  • Why oh why?.. by stikeforce - May 4, 99 (#30 of 166)
  • missprint in Boston it should read 2 baths a MONTH by stikeforce - May 4, 99 (#31 of 166)
  • That's a dirty law! by Goodwin - May 4, 99 (#32 of 166)
  • In Kennesaw, GA it is illegal NOT to own a gun... by Denise Kadar - May 5, 99 (#33 of 166)
  • Denise, I've heard of that law being in effect in... by Rob Lewis - May 5, 99 (#34 of 166)
  • what is really weird is MS just outlawed slavery... by stikeforce - May 5, 99 (#35 of 166)
  • In Medford Oregon it's illigle to ride a bike with... by John Key - May 6, 99 (#36 of 166)
  • In Florida, men may not be seen publicly in any... by Bogie - May 7, 99 (#37 of 166)
  • Bogie, Someone better alert Dennis Rodman to that. by Rob Lewis - May 8, 99 (#38 of 166)
  • Dennis better not ever go to Carmel, NY, either,... by Bogie - May 8, 99 (#39 of 166)
  • That' ought to be illegal. by Rob Lewis - May 10, 99 (#40 of 166)
  • It is said that Burlington, Wi... by R.H. - May 11, 99 (#41 of 166)
  • Here's one from Texas: It is illegal to take more... by Tennessee - May 14, 99 (#42 of 166)
  • if you think those ones are bad, here in... by chaos1090 - May 16, 99 (#43 of 166)
  • in cali it's illegal to have a mamale hanging 3... by dewey - May 17, 99 (#44 of 166)
  • In Huntington, New York, you cannot drive a motor... by kffacrd - May 19, 99 (#45 of 166)
  • I don't know if this is still a law but up... by Niamh McInnes - May 25, 99 (#46 of 166)
  • MORE MORE MORE I love these by -Susan C - May 27, 99 (#47 of 166)
  • Here's one of my favorites: It is a violation of... by Phillip Steuben - May 28, 99 (#48 of 166)
  • It's perfectly legal here in Chester to do to... by Hugh Drummond - Jun 15, 99 (#49 of 166)
  • It is illegal to swim on dry land in some states by caza - Jun 17, 99 (#50 of 166)
  • That's not silly... by Hugh Drummond - Jun 18, 99 (#51 of 166)
  • But why is it illegal? by Rob Lewis - Jun 18, 99 (#52 of 166)
  • Keep it up, i don't think i've laughed so hard in... by margaret cheek - Jun 30, 99 (#53 of 166)
  • Well, I just posted, but it didn't work, oh well,... by Allisonee - Jul 1, 99 (#54 of 166)
  • What about the old Puritan laws regarding... by william Pratt - Jul 5, 99 (#55 of 166)
  • There are many funny old laws, but what about the... by zaina - Jul 10, 99 (#56 of 166)
  • Zaina, Depends on how it was cooked. by ~LAYLA~ - Jul 17, 99 (#57 of 166)
  • By the way' if antjuan has a copy of that law... by ~LAYLA~ - Jul 17, 99 (#58 of 166)
  • Refering to the road kill law, in Virginia they do... by WSudduth - Jul 20, 99 (#59 of 166)
  • At one time in most states it was illegal to spit... by Jeri Cain - Jul 21, 99 (#60 of 166)
  • about 40 years ago in Vancouver.a law was passed... by william Pratt - Jul 21, 99 (#61 of 166)
  • In Miami Florida its illegal to immitate an... by ~LAYLA~ - Aug 13, 99 (#62 of 166)
  • When John F... by ~LAYLA~ - Aug 13, 99 (#63 of 166)
  • I love these, how do you find all of them?.. by Eclipse - Aug 13, 99 (#64 of 166)
  • Does that mean that Oswald would have been... by Rik Shepherd. - Aug 13, 99 (#65 of 166)
  • The saying 'rule of thumb' comes from a law in... by Shelly Dee - Aug 14, 99 (#66 of 166)
  • Rik, I'm not sure how that would work, but if... by ~LAYLA~ - Aug 19, 99 (#67 of 166)
  • I -have- read all of these posts, but I can't... by Eclipse - Aug 22, 99 (#68 of 166)
  • These are so funny!.. by Oksana - Aug 30, 99 (#69 of 166)
  • IN ALABAMA THE DUI LAW DOES NOT APPLY IF YOU ARE... by VICTORIA WRIGHT - Sep 23, 99 (#70 of 166)
  • In Russia, at the beginning of the century a law... by Hugh Drummond - Sep 28, 99 (#71 of 166)
  • Hugh, Of course that begs the question, "Who... by Rob Lewis - Sep 28, 99 (#72 of 166)
  • It is illegal to tie a giraffe to a telephone pole... by B. Scott - Oct 2, 99 (#73 of 166)
  • I should hope so too!.. by Hugh Drummond - Oct 5, 99 (#74 of 166)
  • It's illegal to ride your bicycle into a swimming... by Just Jen - Oct 10, 99 (#75 of 166)
  • Darn!.. by Dave N. Batchelder - Oct 10, 99 (#76 of 166)
  • A few of my own... by Dave N. Batchelder - Oct 10, 99 (#77 of 166)
  • Just Jen, In Oxford, MS (Hotty Toddy!) What do... by Marilyn Dickey - Oct 14, 99 (#78 of 166)
  • There is no Logan County in CA. by Pilgrim - Oct 18, 99 (#79 of 166)
  • I'm not a 100% sure about the location of this law... by charlie bee - Nov 14, 99 (#80 of 166)
  • It is illigial to cross the Minnesota border with... by Chantel Dawn Lyngstad - Dec 11, 99 (#81 of 166)
  • this law is enforced completely in one country and... by zooj - Dec 16, 99 (#82 of 166)
  • Charlie Bee: I agree with the splashing... by stikeforce - Dec 17, 99 (#83 of 166)
  • Are there a lot of Portuguese in Paraguay? by Monkoo P'an-Ku - Dec 19, 99 (#84 of 166)
  • you can sue for false imprisonment if a security... by charlie bee - Jan 2, 00 (#85 of 166)
  • you can sue if the food in the restaurent you ate... by Kelly blancko - Jan 3, 00 (#86 of 166)
  • I'm not sure where this is (maybe... by Kara W - Feb 6, 00 (#87 of 166)
  • In Texas...it is a hanging offense to steal... by S. Marsh - Feb 24, 00 (#88 of 166)
  • My friend and I were reading in this book about... by Sadie Nix - Mar 14, 00 (#89 of 166)
  • In Wilmington,NC it is against the law to walk... by Lisa Robinson - Mar 26, 00 (#90 of 166)
  • In Leland, NC you cannot be prosecuted for beating... by Lisa Robinson - Mar 26, 00 (#91 of 166)
  • in the UK, even though the death sentence has been... by charlie bee - Apr 3, 00 (#92 of 166)
  • In Alabama it's illegal for a driver to be... by davina campbell - Apr 11, 00 (#93 of 166)
  • Davina; Probably because some fool did it once... by stikeforce - Apr 13, 00 (#94 of 166)
  • I believe it is illegal in Boston, Massachusetts... by Mister E. - May 19, 00 (#95 of 166)
  • In Mesquite, Texas it is illegal to have an... by P Marlowe - Jul 3, 00 (#96 of 166)
  • Who decides what's 'unusual'? by Eclipse - Jul 12, 00 (#97 of 166)
  • Pregnant women are entitled to urinate in... by Tim Sismey - Jul 24, 00 (#98 of 166)
  • If only I had know that last time I was in... by lilM - Jul 24, 00 (#99 of 166)
  • In America it's legal to kill an Englishman...if... by Rob Lewis - Jul 24, 00 (#100 of 166)
  • look this may not be appropriate here,but...Would... by keda smith - Jul 25, 00 (#101 of 166)
  • In Athens, GA it is ilegal to eat chicken with a... by webimpared - Aug 4, 00 (#102 of 166)
  • Now, if you think about it, some of these laws do... by webimpared - Aug 4, 00 (#103 of 166)
  • In Flordia having sexual relations with a... by webimpared - Aug 4, 00 (#104 of 166)
  • Again from FL, you may not fart in a public place... by webimpared - Aug 4, 00 (#105 of 166)
  • In Tennessee... by webimpared - Aug 6, 00 (#106 of 166)
  • speaking of strange laws just read that you can... by Linda Jones - Jan 14, 01 (#107 of 166)
  • In the State of Florida and other eastern seaboard... by mrj6808 - Jan 30, 01 (#108 of 166)
  • I got this from AMAZING Strange Truths... by Marilyn Dickey - Jan 31, 01 (#109 of 166)
  • Two-Minute Warning In Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, an... by Marilyn Dickey - Feb 5, 01 (#110 of 166)
  • Keep Your Beak Where I Can See It!.. by Marilyn Dickey - Feb 7, 01 (#111 of 166)
  • You can find strange laws or dumb laws at... by Mariyn Dickey - Feb 8, 01 (#112 of 166)
  • Glowing Butts!.. by Marilyn Dickey - Mar 7, 01 (#113 of 166)
  • Are you ready?.. by P Marlowe - May 4, 01 (#114 of 166)
  • If you put a duck on your head, you're likely to... by Rob Lewis - May 8, 01 (#115 of 166)
  • LOL! by Fran Hinkel - May 10, 01 (#116 of 166)
  • Years ago in England (we're talking about the... by Stevie B - May 10, 01 (#117 of 166)
  • Pardon my colonial ignorance, but what is a... by Rob Lewis - May 11, 01 (#118 of 166)
  • How best to describe them.... by Stevie B - May 12, 01 (#119 of 166)
  • Thanks you for the enlightenment... by Rob Lewis - May 19, 01 (#120 of 166)
  • The original Chelsea Pensioners were the first... by Rik Shepherd - May 28, 01 (#121 of 166)
  • New York: Flirting with a woman can earn a fine... by kirsten b - Jun 13, 01 (#122 of 166)
  • I can't remember where this law applies, but... by Peter Rabbit - Sep 29, 01 (#123 of 166)
  • also...i just found ... by John Doe Jr. - Jan 9, 02 (#124 of 166)
  • *I once heard that in Florida they have an old law... by Heyli-Jane - Feb 2, 02 (#125 of 166)
  • And we'd appreciate it if more people would break... by Maggie Cat - May 13, 03 (#126 of 166)
  • The Ohio driving law states that you must honk the... by Maggie Cat - May 20, 03 (#127 of 166)
  • Here's a newspaper story, I'm deleting names... by stikeforce - Jul 5, 03 (#128 of 166)
  • In Atlanta Georgia they posed a law that it would... by Danielle Moore - Oct 11, 03 (#129 of 166)
  • Oo, do you think I can get that passed here in... by Maggie Cat - Oct 11, 03 (#130 of 166)
  • Sure you can get it passed if your state lawmakers... by Danielle Moore - Oct 15, 03 (#131 of 166)
  • this isn't a law but cat pee glows under a black... by hahayourastalker - Oct 17, 03 (#132 of 166)
  • Hi hahayourastalker... by Is_this_normal? - Oct 17, 03 (#133 of 166)
  • Useless Facts can be found by using the grey bar... by Maggie Cat - Oct 17, 03 (#134 of 166)
  • Thanks, (((((ITN and Maggie)))))! by Fran Hinkel - Oct 20, 03 (#135 of 166)
  • Ohio: No one may be arrested on Sunday or on the... by BabyM - Nov 14, 03 (#136 of 166)
  • Illinois Kenilworth A rooster must step back... by BabyM - Nov 14, 03 (#137 of 166)
  • Did you know that it was once law to say "Bless... by maria espinosa - Nov 24, 03 (#138 of 166)
  • Here is a few my father know, I usually don't do... by Casey 4 - Dec 16, 03 (#139 of 166)
  • In London, UK, it is illeagal to beat your wife... by Leighsa Bradford - Jan 21, 04 (#140 of 166)
  • Here are some dumb laws that i have found... by Kaley TheKaley - Mar 27, 04 (#141 of 166)
  • It is illegal to get a fish drunk.?????.. by Is_this_normal? - Mar 27, 04 (#142 of 166)
  • I don't really know... by Kaley TheKaley - Mar 28, 04 (#143 of 166)
  • Can I add to stupid laws, the proposed law out... by Sunnybrook - Mar 31, 04 (#144 of 166)
  • lol, I heard that too last week!!!.. by BabyM - Apr 1, 04 (#145 of 166)
  • I haven't heard of a new Georgia law... by Sunnybrook - Apr 2, 04 (#146 of 166)
  • ... by BabyM - Apr 2, 04 (#147 of 166)
  • I just read that.. by Sunnybrook - Apr 3, 04 (#148 of 166)
  • In Kansas if 2 trains meet on the same track,... by rexy - Jul 12, 04 (#149 of 166)
  • OHIO: 1) It is illegal to get a fish drunk... by Maggie Cat - Aug 21, 04 (#150 of 166)
  • Is that where the expression "drinking like a... by Fran Hinkel - Sep 7, 04 (#151 of 166)
  • in Ohio its illegal to breast feed in public (OF... by Emmanuel Ardoņa - Mar 21, 05 (#152 of 166)
  • and in South Berwick it's illegal to park in front... by Emmanuel Ardoņa - Mar 21, 05 (#153 of 166)
  • I am from Georgia and which law change are you... by Brent Thomas - Jul 2, 05 (#154 of 166)
  • I read that it's against the law for anyone to... by Mandy Reuterdahl - Sep 22, 05 (#155 of 166)
  • I read in Utah, birds have the right of way on any... by Mandy Reuterdahl - Sep 22, 05 (#156 of 166)
  • Brent.. by Sunnybrook - Feb 22, 06 (#157 of 166)
  • In Michigan, it's against the law for a married... by Melissa Holmes - Feb 5, 07 (#158 of 166)
  • heard that in california, it is illegal to swear... by Anonymous Person - Oct 27, 10 (#159 of 166)
  • In Portland Maine, it is illegal for men to tickle... by Fran Hinkel - Nov 30, 11 (#160 of 166)
  • In Waterville, my next town over in Maine, it is... by Fran Hinkel - Nov 30, 11 (#161 of 166)
  • In Maryland, it is illegal to mistreat oysters... by Fran Hinkel - Nov 30, 11 (#162 of 166)
  • In MA, it is illegal to go to be without a full... by Fran Hinkel - Nov 30, 11 (#163 of 166)
  • In Michigan, a State Law stipulates that a woman's... by Fran Hinkel - Nov 30, 11 (#164 of 166)
  • O.o Hair?.. by DeeGee - Nov 30, 11 (#165 of 166)
  • In Illinois, the law is that a car must be driven... by Fran Hinkel - Jan 6, 12 (#166 of 166)

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