Sunday, January 8, 2012


Alabama: It's illegal to wear a fake moustache that causes laughter in church.
Alaska: Whispering in someone's ear while he's moose hunting is prohibited.
Arizona: Cutting down a cactus may earn you a twenty-five-year prison term.
Arkansas: It's illegal to mispronounce the name of the state of Arkansas.
California: You may not eat an orange in your bathtub.
Colorado: It's unlawful to lend your vacuum cleaner to your next-door neighbour (Denver).
Connecticut: A pickle cannot actually be a pickle unless it bounces.
Delaware: It's illegal to get married on a dare.
Washington, D.C.: It's against the law to post a public notice calling someone a coward for refusing to accept a challenge to duel.
Florida: If you tie an elephant to a parking meter, you must pay the same parking fee as you would for a vehicle.
Georgia: It's illegal to change the clothes on a storefront mannequin unless you draw the shades first.
Hawaii: All residents may be fined for not owning a boat.
Idaho: A man must not give his sweetheart a box of candy weighing fewer than fifty pounds.
Illinois: It's illegal to take a French poodle to the opera (Chicago).
Indiana: The value of pi is 4, and not 3.1415.
Iowa: One-armed piano players must perform for free.
Kansas: It's illegal to throw knives at men wearing striped suits (Natoma).
Kentucky: Every citizen is required to take a shower once a year.
Louisiana: Biting someone with your natural teeth constitutes simple assault, but biting someone with your false teeth classifies as aggravated assault.
Maine: If you keep your Christmas decorations on display after January 14, you'll be fined.
Maryland: It's against the law to wash or scrub a sink, no matter how dirty it is (Baltimore).
Massachusetts: No gorilla is allowed in the backseat of any car.
Michigan: A woman may not cut her own hair without her husband's permission.
Minnesota: It's illegal to paint a sparrow with the intent of selling it as a parakeet (Harper Woods).
Mississippi: Walking a dog without dressing it in diapers is forbidden (Temperance).
Missouri: Children may buy shotguns in Kansas City, but not toy cap guns.
Montana: It's a felony for a wife to open her husband's mail.
Nebraska: Bar owners may not sell beer unless they brew a kettle of soup simultaneously.
Nevada: It's illegal for men with mustaches to kiss women.
New Hampshire: It's forbidden to sell the clothes you're wearing to pay off a gambling debt.
New Jersey: It's against the law for a man to knit during the fishing season.
New Mexico: Females may not appear unshaven in public.
New York: While riding in an elevator, you must talk to no one, fold your hands, and look toward the door.
North Carolina: It's against the law to sing off-key.
North Dakota: It's illegal to lie down and fall asleep with your shoes on.
Ohio: You must honk the horn whenever you pass another car, according to the state's driver's education manual.
Oklahoma: It's forbidden to take a bite out of another person's hamburger.
Oregon: State law requires dishes to be drip-dried.
Pennsylvania: It's illegal to sleep on top of a refrigerator outdoors.
Rhode Island: You may not bite off another person's leg.
South Carolina: If a man promises to marry an unmarried woman, he is required by law to keep his promise.
South Dakota: It is illegal to lie down and fall asleep in a cheese factory.
Tennessee: Selling hollow logs is strictly forbidden.
Texas: You may not shoot a buffalo from the second story of a hotel.
Utah: It is illegal not to drink milk.
Vermont: Women must obtain written permission from their husbands to wear false teeth.
Virginia: Tickling a woman is unlawful.
Washington: It's illegal to pretend that one's parents are wealthy.
West Virginia: If you make fun of someone who does not accept a challenge, you risk a six-month prison sentence.
Wisconsin: Unless a customer specifically requests it, margarine may not be substituted for butter in a restaurant.
Wyoming: Unless you have an official permit, you may not take a picture of a rabbit from January to April.


  1. In Texas we always go to the rooftop nowadays. This post just about proves my #1 peeve. Repeal all laws, memorize the constitution and lets start over.

  2. I could not have said it any better than that COOLCHANGE.