• Bailey Flowers

Funny Laws (Part 4 of 10):United States

North Carolina Bans Hurricanes

New Mexico:

1.) Idiots may not vote

2.) State officials ordered 400 words of “sexually explicit material” to be cut from Romeo and Juliet.

3.) You may not carry a lunchbox down Main Street.

New York:

1.) It is against the law to throw a ball at someone’s head for fun.

2.)While riding in an elevator, one must talk to no one, and fold his hands while looking toward the door.

3.) A person may not walk around on Sundays with an ice cream cone in his/her pocket.

North Carolina:

1.) It is a felony to steal more than $1000 of grease

2.) Elephants may not be used to plow cotton fields.

3.) Women must have their bodies covered by at least 16 yards of cloth at all times.- Charlotte

North Dakota:

1.) It is legal to shoot an Indian on horseback, provided you are in a covered wagon.

2.) It is illegal to lie down and fall asleep with your shoes on.

3.) One may be jailed for wearing a hat while dancing, or even for wearing a hat to a function where dancing is taking place.-Fargo


1. It is illegal to get a fish drunk.

2.) It is illegal for more than five women to live in a house.

3.) The Ohio driver’s education manual states that you must honk the horn whenever you pass another car.


1.)One may not promote a “horse tripping event”.

2.)Oklahoma will not tolerate anyone taking a bite out of another’s hamburger.

3.) It is illegal to have the hind legs of farm animals in your boots.


1.) Drivers must yield to pedestrians who are standing on the sidewalk.

2.) Ice cream may not be eaten on Sundays.

3.)Dishes must drip dry. (Who has time for that)


1.) A special cleaning ordinance bans housewives from hiding dirt and dust under a rug in a dwelling.

2.) You may not sing in the bathtub.

3.)Any motorist who sights a team of horses coming toward him must pull well off the road, cover his car with a blanket or canvas that blends with the countryside, and let the horses pass.

Rhode Island:

1.) Any marriage where either of the parties is an idiot or lunatic is null and void.

2.) No one may bite off someone leg

3.)It is considered a Felony to throw pickle juice on a trolley.

South Carolina:

1.) Every adult male must bring a rifle to church on Sunday in order to ward off Indian attacks.

2.)A person must be eighteen years old to play a pinball machine.

3.) By law, if a man promises to marry an unmarried woman, the marriage must take place.