Daily Archives: May 22nd, 2007

Things Guaranteed To Make You Go, Huh?

I was trolling around the ‘tubes trying to figure out something different to post today and I ran across this site: Odd Facts You Never Knew. They have several categories; crazy crimes, insane animals, riddles, misc., etc. The following is part of their Weird Laws section:

Pacific Grove, California- It causes a misdemeanor if you kill or threaten a butterfly Ventura County, California- Cats or dogs can’t have sex without a permit.

Sarasota, Florida- It is illegal to wear swimwear while singing a public place.

Chicago, Illinois- A hat pin is considered a concealed weapon.

Michigan- It is illegal for a woman to cut her hair without her husband’s consent.

Minnesota- It is illegal to mock skunks.

Brainerd, Minnesota- Every man must grow a beard

Ohio- It is illegal to sell beer while wearing a Santa Claus suit, even if you are a dog.

Seattle, Washington- It is illegal to sell lollipops. Suckers are fine.

Virginia- All bathtubs must be outside, not in the house.

Toronto, Canada- It is illegal to ride a streetcar on Sunday after eating garlic.

Cleveland, Ohio- It is illegal to capture mice without a hunting license.

Arizona- It is illegal to hunt camels.

Kentucky- It is illegal to carry an ice cream cone in your pocket.

Louisana- It is illegal to rob a bank, and then shoot the teller with a water pistol.

Indiana- It is prohibited to bathe in the winter.

Kentucky- You must take a bath at least once a year.

Alaska- It is illegal to look at a moose from a flying vehicle.

Atlanta, Georgia- is illegal to tie a giraffe to a telephone pole or street lamp.

Idaho- It is forbidden by law for one citizen to give another citizen a box of candy that weighs more than 50 pounds.

New York State- It is illegal to shoot a rabbit from a trolley car.

Somalia, Africa- It is illegal to carry old gum on the tip of you nose.

New Jersey- It is illegal to slurp soup.

Arkansas- A man is allowed to beat his wife, but no more than once a month.

Chicago, Illinois- It is illegal for a woman that weighs 200 pounds to ride horses in shorts.

Miami, Florida- It is illegal for a man to wear a strapless gown.

Mesquite, Texas- It is illegal for children to have unusual haircuts.

Connecticut- It is illegal to walk across the street on your hands.

Avignon, France- It is illegal for a flying saucer to land in the city.

North Carolina- You cannot sell cotton lint or cotton seed at night.

New York- It is illegal to do anything against the law.

Hartford, Connecticut- It is illegal to plant a tree in the street.

Christiansburg, Virginia- It is illegal to spit.

Provincetown, Massachusetts- it’s illegal to sell suntan oil until after noon on Sunday.

San Fransisco- It is illegal to beat a rug in front of your house.

I have always been fascinated by things that make you go huh, what the f*ck or just plain speechless scratching your noggin. Of course we live that way on a daily basis with the neocon cluster-f*ck that’s half-assed running things now, but you get the meaning. Make sure you click on the link above and read the second part of the list, especially the last one. I wonder if that’s an impeachable offense?