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post #11 of 57 Old 07-30-2009, 03:59 PM
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You can't pick your nose on the right side of the street.
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post #12 of 57 Old 07-31-2009, 11:40 AM Thread Starter
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post #13 of 57 Old 07-31-2009, 03:34 PM
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In Quebec it is illegal to sell or market margarine which has been coloured to resemble butter. (This law is very serious, you will never find coloured margarine in Quebec, I know, I live here)

It's illegal to eat ice cream on Sparks street in Ottawa Ontario on a Sunday.

In Britain it's legal requirment for taxis to carry a bale of hay.

In France it is illegal to adress a pig as Napoleon

It is legal in England to shoot a Welshman, as long as it is with a bow and arrow inside Chester city walls after midnight, or with a longbow on a Sunday in Hereford.

In Nevada it is legal to hang anyone who shoots your dog on your property.

It is illegal to tie a giraffe to a telephone pole or street lamp in Atlanta
and it is illegal to chain alligators to fire hydrants in Michigan.
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post #14 of 57 Old 07-31-2009, 03:40 PM
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These are really funny!

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post #15 of 57 Old 07-31-2009, 04:39 PM
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In Dubuque, IA - Any hotel in the city limits must have a water bucket and a hitching post in front of the building.
(None of them do! It's not a well-enforced law. XD )

In Fort Madison, IA - The fire department is required to practice fire fighting for fifteen minutes before attending a fire.

In Marshalltown, IA - Horses are forbidden to eat fire hydrants.

In Illinois - You may be arrested for vagrancy if you do not have at least one dollar bill on your person.

Still in Illinois - The English language is not to be spoken. 0_o

Champaign, IL - One may not pee in his neighbor’s mouth.

Chicago, IL - Law forbids eating in a place that is on fire.

Chicago, IL - It is legal to protest naked in front of city hall as long as you are under seventeen years of age and have legal permits. (Watch them protest that law!)

Des Plains, IL - Wheelbarrows with For-Sale signs may not be chained to trees.

Evanston, IL - It is unlawful to change clothes in an automobile with the curtains drawn, except in case of fire.

Wisconsin - As people used to smuggle it in from Illinois, all yellow butter substitute is banned.
- State Law made it illegal to serve apple pie in public restaurants without cheese.

La Crosse, WI - It is illegal to tie up your horse along Third Street (Now a major bar strip).
- You cannot “worry" a squirrel.

Milwaukee, WI - An old ordinance forbids parking for over two hours unless a horse is tied to the car.
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post #16 of 57 Old 07-31-2009, 05:22 PM
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I love the one about the alligator - cuz we have SO many alligators here in MICHIGAN.

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post #17 of 57 Old 07-31-2009, 05:31 PM
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Further more in Michigan:

It's illegal to paint sparrows to sell as parakeets (Harper Woods)
It's illegal to serenade your girlfriend (Kalamazoo)
All bathing suits must have been inspected by the chief of police (Rochester)
It's illegal for a man to scowl at his wife on Sunday (Detroit)
A woman isn't allowed to cut her hair without her husband's permission.
Smoking in bed is illegal (Sault Ste Marie)
Babies are not permitted to cry after 11pm on Saturday nights
If a couple kisses on Sunday, the person who instigated the kiss shall be punished.

So many of these are like --- huh?

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post #18 of 57 Old 07-31-2009, 05:33 PM
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Haha these are so funny! My 7th grade homeroom teacher use to read a new one to us every day!
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post #19 of 57 Old 08-01-2009, 07:03 AM
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Originally Posted by Jillyann View Post
I found these on the internet doing a random search of 'weird laws'. I was really bored. Haha. There are some crazy ones out there!! If anyone else has any weird laws that they can find, horse related or not, you should post them!

- It's illegal in Marion, South Carolina, to tickle a female under her chin
with a feather duster to get her attention while she's riding a horse.

- In New York City, it is illegal to open or close an umbrella in the presence of a horse.

- It is illegal to fish from horseback in Washington D.C, Colorado, and Utah.

- Tennessee prohibits riders from lassoing fish.
Probley because some horses freak at umbrella's. Hehehe imagine that in the middle of New York City.

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post #20 of 57 Old 08-01-2009, 11:00 AM
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- Mourners at a wake may not eat more than three sandwiches.
- Snoring is prohibited unless all bedroom windows are closed and securely locked.
- An old ordinance declares goatees illegal unless you first pay a special license fee for the privilege of wearing one in public.
- It is illegal to put tomatoes in clam chowder.
- It's illegal to take a lion to the movies.
- Children may smoke, but they may not purchase cigarettes.
- In 1659 the state of Massachusetts outlawed Christmas.
- It is illegal to give beer to hospital patients.
- Candy may not contain more than 1% of alcohol.
- Shooting ranges may not set up targets that resemble human beings.
- Affiliation with the Communist party is illegal.
- Quakers and witches are banned.
- Duels to the death permitted on the common on Sundays provided that the Governor is present.

There were some really funny ones, but there are kids on this site..

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