• Bailey Flowers

Funny Laws (Part 3 of 10): United States


1.)Candy may not contain more than 1% of alcohol.

2.)At a wake, mourners may eat no more than three sandwiches.

3.)Snoring is prohibited unless all bedroom windows are closed and securely locked.


1.)Persons may not be drunk on trains.

2.)A woman isn’t allowed to cut her hair without her husband’s permission. (this includes shaving too)

3.)It is legal for a robber to file a law suit, if he or she got hurt in your house.


1.)A person may not cross state lines with a duck atop his head.

2.)It is illegal to sleep naked.

3.)The land of 10,000 lakes declares mosquitos a public nuisance.


1.)No one may bribe any athlete to “rig” a game, match, tournament, etc.

2.)Private citizens may personally arrest any person that disturbs a church service.

3.)Cattle rustling is punishable by hanging.


1.)Though clotheslines are banned, clothes may be draped over a fence.

2.)Installation of bathtubs with four legs resembling animal paws is prohibited.

3.)Frightening a baby is in violation of the law. (Mole City)


1.)It is illegal for married women to go fishing alone on Sundays, and illegal for unmarried women to fish alone at all.

2.)It is a felony for a wife to open her husband’s mail.

3.)It is a misdemeanor to show movies that depict acts of felonious crime.


1.)If a child burps during church, his parent may be arrested.

2.)It is illegal for bar owners to sell beer unless they are simultaneously brewing a kettle of soup.

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


1.)It is illegal to drive a camel on the highway.

2.)It’s still “legal” to hang someone for shooting your dog on your property.

3.)Everyone walking the streets is required to wear a mask. (Elko City)

New Hampshire:

1.)You may not tap your feet, nod your head, or in any way keep time to the music in a tavern, restaurant, or cafe.

2.)On Sundays citizens may not relieve themselves while looking up.

3.)If a person is caught raking the beaches, picking up litter, hauling away trash, building a bench for the park, or many other kind things without a permit, he/she may be fined $150 for ”maintaining the national forest without a permit”. (Wow people get punished for being good citizens.) -White Mountain National Park

New Jersey:

1.)Spray paint may not be sold without a posted sign warning juveliles of the penalty for creating graffiti.

2.)You cannot pump your own gas.

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