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found this...these are REAL laws from the states.
makes you really wonder about some of them.
its a bit long so i put it in 2 parts!


-It is illegal to detonate any nuclear weapon. You can have them, but you just can't detonate them.
-Birds have the right of way on all highways.
-It's legal for restaurants to serve wine with meals, but only if you ask for the wine list.
-It is against the law to fish from horseback.
-When a person reaches the age of 50, he/she can then marry their cousin.
-A husband is responsible for every criminal act committed by his wife while she is in his presence.
-You're not allowed to sell beverages containing more than 3.2% alcohol.
-It is illegal not to drink milk.
-It is considered an offense to hunt whales.
-You must have identification to enter a convienence store after dark.
-Women may not swear.
-Daylight must be visible between partners on a dance floor.
-Throwing snowballs will result in a $50 fine.
-No one may walk down the street carrying a paper bag containing a violin.
-Pharmacists may not sell gunpowder to cure headaches


-It is against the law for a man to knit during the fishing season.
-You may not slurp your soup.
-If you have been convicted of driving while intoxicated, you may never again apply for personalized license plates.
-It is against the law to "frown" at a police officer.
-On a highway you can not park under a bridge.
-Car dealerships are forbidden from opening on Sunday.
-You cannot pump your own gas. All gas stations are full service and full service only.
-Automobiles are not to pass horse drawn carriages on the street.
-It is illegal to delay or detain a homing pigeon.
-It is illegal to frown as the town is a "Frown-Free Town Zone".
-You may not dance or wear shorts on the main avenue.
-Citizens are not permitted to park their own boat on their lawn.
-All cats must wear three bells to warn birds of their whereabouts.
-It is forbidden for a woman, on a Sunday, to walk down Broad Street without wearing a petticoat.
-It is illegal to offer whiskey or cigarettes to animals a the local zoo.
-It is illegal to sell ice cream after 6pm, unless the customer has a note from his doctor.
-Pinball machines are not to be played on Sunday.
-People may not slurp their soup.
-Raw hamburger may not be sold.
-Profanity is prohibited.
-There will be no boiling of bones on the property.
-Pickles are not to be consumed on Sundays.
-You may not throw a bad pickle in the street.


-It's still "legal" to hang someone for shooting your dog on your property.
-It is illegal to drive a camel on the highway.
-An ordinance makes bringing a concealable fire arm into the county illegal unless it is registered with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department. In order to register a handgun, however, it must be brought in to the police station. Furthermore, you may not register a gun on the weekends, but the police may prosecute you at that time.

-Everyone walking the streets is required to wear a mask.
-Men who wear moustaches are forbidden from kissing women.
-A man is forbidden from buying drinks for more than three people other than himself at any one period during the day.


-You are not allowed to break more than three dishes per day, or chip the edges of more than four cups and/or saucers.
-It is illegal to block any traveled wagon road.
-Women may be fined for falling asleep under a hair dryer, as can the salon owner.
-If an elephant is left tied to a parking meter, the parking fee has to be paid just as it would for a vehicle.
-It is illegal to sing in a public place while attired in a swimsuit.
-You may not fart in a public place after 6 P.M. on Thursdays.
-Men may not be seen publicly in any kind of strapless gown.
-It is illegal to skateboard without a license.
-A special law prohibits unmarried women from parachuting on Sunday or she shall risk arrest, fine, and/or jailing.
-Having sexual relations with a porcupine is illegal......this was a problem?
-It is illegal to molest a Key deer. If caught one will be fined or will have to go to jail.

Cape Coral
-It is against the city ordinance to hang your clothes outside on a clothesline.

Daytona Beach
-Sec. 10-56. While intoxicated, under influence of narcotics, prohibited. It shall be unlawful for any person to swim or bathe in that portion of the Atlantic Ocean within the corporate limits of the city when under the influence of intoxicating liquor or narcotic drugs to the extent that his or her normal faculties are impaired. (Code 1955, § 28-64)
-The molestation of trash cans is banned.
-Ambling and strolling is a misdemeanor.
-Chickens are considered a 'protected species'.
-A women can be fined (only after death), for being electrocuted in a bath-tub because of using self-beautification utensils.
-It is illegal to roll a barrel on any street, fines go up according to the contents of the barrel.
-Citizens may not be caught downtown without at least 10 dollars on their person.

-In order to operate a burglar alarm, a permit must be obtained. Sec. 12-23. Registration required; application; transferability; false statements. (a)All persons must complete and submit to the village an emergency contact registration form for their alarm if they operate or cause to be operated an alarm system in the village. A separate registration is required for each alarm system. Upon receipt of a completed registration form, the police department shall issue a numbered alarm sticker to the applicant to facilitate retrieval of registration information. (Ord. No. 97-17, § 1, 10-14-97)
-Stage nudity is banned, with the exception of "bona fide" theatrical performances. Violating this ordinance results in a $100 fine.

-You may not catch crabs.
-If you hit a pedestrian you are fined $78.00.
-It is illegal to eat cottage cheese on Sunday after 6:00 P.M.


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Don't taxi's in Melbourne have to carry a bail of hay?

spaced out
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psycho chicken said:
Don't taxi's in Melbourne have to carry a bail of hay?

all taxis in australia have to feed the horse, italso legal for the driver to piss on the left hand rear wheel

And its also legal to shout Korries in Tasmania, providing they were born there.

but i dont like your chances of getting away with it

Mmm, high pressure wash.
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I don't know if this is true or not but I remember hearing a story about a ye olde law in England that states that anyone found guilty of killing a swan shall be beheaded. This is because some monarch from ancient times loved swans and decreed the law.

Anyhow, a few years ago a chap decided to test the law and killed a swan and then turn himself in. Lo and behold, the law existed and the magistrate/judge had no choice but to order his beheading as per the law.

It took an official pardon from the Queen to save him.

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davway said:
-The molestation of trash cans is banned.

what worries me is, each of these laws would have been made after such an event caused a problem..... how the **** do you do that one!

Mmm, high pressure wash.
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Don't ask...

Although it could be a real life version of the joke about the lumberjack and the barrel. :AAHHH:
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