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?

4 responses

  1. I was thinking of the old MAD magazine saying that was part of it’s title when I thought of this post.

    (Things Guaranteed To Drive You Mad!)

  2. LOL! Me thinks you’re ALREADY mad, Dad. Hey, there’s a moniker for ya… MadDad2059! Would that make me the guilty by association?

    I think the New York law that prohibits doing things that are against the law is quite lawful, and it should also be against the law to not obey the law that prohibits doing things against the law, as well…

    What say you?

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

    Dang! Avignon is no place for me to relocate to then.

  4. Me-thinks me poor brain-housing group is quite croggled, thanky very much!
    I like Christopher’s entry about the flying saucer. I can also tell you I’m not surprised.
    Check this out that was on opit’s site this morning:
    Opit always finds good stuff. This article is something that would’ve been considered tinfoil hat a few years ago. The only thing I could think of after reading it is a rubberband being stretched at the opposite ends. Not good.

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