Here’s a rather bizarre, but fabulous collection of 20 strange laws from across the world. Most of these laws still remain in the books today, even if rarely enforced.
- In Texas, it’s against the law for anyone to have a pair of pliers in his or her possession
- In Philadelphia, you can’t put pretzels in bags based on an Act of 1760
- Alaska law says that you can’t look at a moose from an airplane
- It is against the law to mispronounce the name of the State of Arkansas in that State
- California law prohibits a woman from driving a car while dressed in a housecoat
- In Singapore, it is illegal to chew gum
- In West Virginia, only babies can ride in a baby carriage
- In Georgia, it is against the law to slap a man on the back or front
- In Michigan, it is against the law for a lady to lift her skirt more than 6 inches while walking through a mud puddle.
- In Kentucky, it’s the law that a person must take a bath once a year
- In Utah, birds have the right of way on any public highway
- In the state of Colorado, a pet cat, if loose, must have a tail-light
- In Tennessee, a law exists which prohibits the sale of bologna (sandwich meat) on Sunday
- In the State of Kansas, you’re not allowed to drive a buffalo through a street
- In Florida, it is against the law to put livestock on a school bus
- In Virginia, chickens cannot lay eggs before 8:00 a.m., and must be done before 4:00 p.m
- In Michigan, married couples must live together or be imprisoned
- In California, a law created in 1925 makes it illegal to wiggle while dancing
- The law states that more than 3000 sheep cannot be herded down Hollywood Blvd. at any one time
- In Phoenix, Arizona, you can’t walk through a hotel lobby with spurs on
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