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    Captain of Water Music Hawk Henries's Avatar
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    Silly State Laws...

    This is a list of laws that may have actually been enforced at some time. I don't really know but they sure are funny.

    * It is illegal to stab yourself to gain someone's pity.
    * It is illegal to wear a fake moustache that causes laughter in church.

    * In Alaska it is illegal to whisper in someone's ear while they are moose hunting.
    * Kangaroos are not allowed in barber shops at any time.

    * Donkeys cannot sleep in bathtubs.
    * You may not have more than two dildos in a house.

    * It's illegal to mispronounce the name of the state of Arkansas.

    * A city ordinance states that a $500 fine will be given to anyone who detonates a nuclear device within city limits.
    * Molesting butterflies can result in a $500 fine.

    * Colorado Springs: It is permissible to wear a holstered six-gun within city limits, except on Sunday, Election Day, or holidays.
    * It is illegal to ride a horse while under the influence.

    * A local ordinance in Atwoodville, Connecticut prohibits people from playing Scrabble while waiting for a politician to speak.
    * A pickle is not officially a pickle unless it bounces

    * In Delaware it is illegal to get married on a dare.
    * In Delaware you may not sell dead people for money without a license.

    * Having sexual relations with a porcupine is illegal.
    * If an elephant is left tied to a parking meter, the parking fee has to be paid just as it would for a vehicle.
    * It is considered an offense to shower naked.

    * Atlanta: Against the law to tie a giraffe to a telephone pole or street lamp; One man may not be on another man's back.
    * In Quitman, It is illegal for a chicken to cross the road.

    * Honolulu: Within the limits of any public park, it is unlawful to annoy any bird.
    * Coins are not allowed to be placed in one's ears.

    * Riding a merry-go-round on Sundays is considered a crime.
    * You may not fish on a camel's back.

    * A state law in Illinois mandates that all bachelors should be called master, not mister, when addressed by their female counterparts.
    * It is illegal to speak English. The officially recognized language is "American".
    * Champaign: One may not pee in his neighbor's mouth.
    * Pullman: It is forbidden to fish while sitting on a giraffe's neck.

    * In South Bend, Indiana, it is illegal to make a monkey smoke a cigarette.
    * Mustaches are illegal if the bearer has a tendency to habitually kiss other humans.
    * State government officials who engage in private duels can be dismissed from their post.
    * The value of Pi is 4, and not 3.1415

    * Horses are forbidden to eat fire hydrants in Marshalltown, Iowa.
    * Indianola: The "Ice Cream Man" and his truck are banned.
    * It is illegal to hunt from an aircraft.

    * If two trains meet on the same track, neither shall proceed until the other has passed.
    * In Natoma, Kansas, it's illegal to throw knives at men wearing striped suites.
    * It is illegal to put ice cream on cherry pie in Kansas.
    * Rabbits may not be shot from motorboats.

    * In Kentucky you need a license to walk around nude on your property.
    * It is illegal to fish with a bow and arrow in Kentucky.
    * It is illegal to shoot game out of the window of a moving vehicle, with the exception of a whale
    * It is illegal to transport an ice cream cone in your pocket.

    * Biting someone with your natural teeth is "simple assault", while biting someone with your false teeth is "aggravated assault".
    * It is illegal to rob a bank and then shoot at the bank teller with a water pistol.
    * Mourners at a wake may not eat more than three sandwiches.
    * New Orleans: You may not tie an alligator to a fire hydrant.

    * It's unlawful to tickle a woman's chin with a feather duster in Portland.
    * Shotguns are required to be taken to church in the event of a Native American attack.
    * You may not step out of a plane in flight.
    I wish You Peace

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    Funny indeed Hawk, thank you for giving me a good laugh. I have learnt a few things today, I did not know they had kangaroos in Alaska or that a pickle has to bounce.


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    Having sexual relations with a porcupine is illegal.
    I can think of several other drawbacks to that practice
    Cheers MIKE.

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    Interesting what huimans can come up with and their logic
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    Captain of Water Music Hawk Henries's Avatar
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    * In Quitman, It is illegal for a chicken to cross the road.
    Now we know why it (said chicken) did cross the road. It was civil disobedience.

    Ahh we can now put this question to rest!!!!
    I wish You Peace

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    Admiral Maestoso marval's Avatar
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    At last an answer to that old question Hawk, thank you for solving that.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Hawk Henries View Post
    . . .
    * Donkeys cannot sleep in bathtubs.
    Damn ... no wonder he was making an arse of himself .

    Well, next time he tries it, I'll let him know. Only in Arizona
    Kh ~~.

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