Thursday, March 31, 2011

A few more crazy old laws.

Setting Fire to a mule is prohibited in Maine.

Your are not permitted to swim on dry land in Santa Ana, California.

An old law in South Foster, Rhode Island, declares that if a dentist makes a mistake and pulls a wrong tooth, the penalty is to have a corresponding tooth extracted from his mouth by the villiage blacksmith.

In Alabama, bookds about outlaws are banned.

In Florida, if a voter remains in the election booth for more than five minutes, he can be fined and sent to prison.

In Gary, Indiana, itis illegal to attend the theater within four hours of eating garlic.

In Denver, Colorado, the law insists that dogcatchers notify dogs of impounding by posting a notice on a tree in the park.

It is illegal for a dog to come within ten feet of a fire hydrand in Sheridan, Wyoming.

A man in Alabama may lawfully discipling his wife by using "a stick no larger that the thumb."

In Ohio, the victim of a lynch mob is entitled to recover a sum of up to five hundred dollars from the county in which the assault too place.

It is illegal for a chicken to cross the road in Quitman, Georgia.

In North Dakota, railroad engineers may not take their trains home with them at night unless they carry a full crew.

The law of St. Joseph, Missouri, states that firemen cannot cavort about in their undershirts.

Alll citizens of South Carolina are required to carry guns with them to church on Sunday.

You may not sleep in a refrigerator in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  

In Idaho, you cannot fish for trout on the back of a giraffe.

In Glendale, Arizona, it is against the law to back up your car.

In Nebraska, sneezing in public is prohibited by law.


  1. Girl friend you HAVE to wonder how those came about. Sneezing in public outlawed. Come ON, people. They probably never got that one enforced


  2. I'll bet there is ah story behind every one of those laws. They would be very interesting.

  3. Swimming on dry land...yep, they've just got to put a stop to that! LOL!

  4. I love reading this and I agree with Toodie. I am sure there is a story behind every one of them.

  5. There goes my Idaho fishing trip!

  6. South Carolina has lots of a bad people's confess at the church on sunday?

  7. Hahha... some of these are just ridiculously hilarious. Thank you for the fun and entertainment! This was a hoot!