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Funny Laws (Part 4 of 10):United States


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

Ohio:

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.

Oklahoma:

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.

Oregon:

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)

Pennsylvania:

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.

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