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?