(real) Dumb laws! Funny or nnot?

Alabama

• A 1950 anti-obscenity law in Irondale, Ala., prohibited any showing of anyone nude or "in a substantially nude state" except a babe in arms.

• Anniston: You may not wear blue jeans down Noble Street.

• An ordinance in Linden, Ala., provided that all women of "uncertain chastity" had to be off the streets by 9 p.m.

• Bear wrestling matches are prohibited.

• Boogers may not be flicked into the wind.

• Children of incestuous couples are deemed legitimate.

• Dominoes may not be played on Sunday.

• Hunting is not allowed on Sunday.

• Incestuous marriages are legal.

• It is illegal for a driver to be blindfolded while operating a vehicle.

• It is illegal to impersonate a person of the clergy.

• It is illegal to maim oneself to escape duty.

• It is illegal to stab yourself to gain someone's pity.

• It is illegal to wear a fake moustache that causes laughter in church.

• It is legal to drive the wrong way down a one-way street if you have a lantern attached

Update:

It's illegal to play dominoes on Sunday.

• Jasper: It is illegal for a husband to beat his wife with a stick larger in diameter than his thumb.

• Lee County: It is illegal to sell peanuts in Lee County after sundown on Wednesday.

• Masks may not be worn in public

• Men may not spit in front of the opposite sex.

• Mobile: It is unlawful to howl at ladies inside the city limits. It is unlawful to wear women's pumps with sharp, high heels.

• Montgomery: It is considered an offense to open an umbrella on a street, for fear of it spooking horses.

• No persons may sell "blow-out nuts".

• Peanuts are not allowed to be sold in Lee County, Alabama after sunset on Wednesdays.

• Pool halls may not be operated between 11:30 PM and 6 AM.

• Putting salt on a railroad track may be punishable by death.

• Slavery is still legal in Decatur, Alabama.

You cannot chain your alligator to a fire hydrant.

• You may not drive barefooted.

• You may not have an ice cream cone in your back

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Alaska

• A law in Fairbanks does not allow moose to have sex on city streets.

• Even though it is legal to hunt a bear, it is illegal to wake a bear and take a picture for photo opportunities.

• Fairbanks: It is considered an offense to feed alcoholic beverages to a moose.

• In Alaska it is illegal to whisper in someone's ear while they are moose hunting.

• It is considered an offense to push a live moose out of a moving airplane.

• Kangaroos are not allowed in barber shops at any time.

• Moose may not be viewed from an airplane.

• State policy states that emergencies are held to a minimum and rarely found to exist.

• While it is legal to shoot bears, waking a sleeping bear for the purpose of taking a photograph is prohibited.

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Arkansas

• A law provides that school teachers who bob their hair will not get a raise.

• A man can legally beat his wife, but not more than once a month.

• A voter is only allowed five minutes to mark his ballot.

• Alligators may not be kept in bathtubs.

• An Arkansas legislator not long ago proposed that the state provide growth hormones to dwarfs.

• Arkansas must be pronounced "Arkansaw"

• At Arkansas State University two people cannot hold hands while standing in a doorway unless they belong to a union.

• Fayetteville: It is illegal to kill "any living creature".

• Flirtation between the members of the opposite sex on the streets of Little Rock may result in a 30-day jail term.

• In Arkansas it is illegal to buy or sell blue lightbulbs.

• It's illegal to mispronounce the name of the state of Arkansas in that state.

• Little Rock: Dogs may not bark after 6 PM.; Flirtation between men and women on the streets of Little Rock may result in a 30-day jail term; It is un

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Delaware

• Delaware prohibits horse racing of any kind on Good Friday and Easter Sunday.

• In Delaware it is illegal to get married on a dare.

• In Delaware you may not sell dead people for money without a license.

• It is illegal to fly over any body of water, unless one is carrying sufficient supplies of food and drink.

• Lewes: It is illegal to wear pants that are "firm fitting" around the waist; Getting married on a dare is grounds for an annulment.

D.C.

• A D.C. federal judge has ruled that begging is a form of free speech protected by the Constitution. That means that mugging is free speech too, only more persuasive.

• In Washington D.C. it is illegal to post a notice in public which calls another person a 'coward' for refusing to accept a challenge to duel.

• It is unlawful for small boys to throw stones, at any time, at any place in the District of Columbia.

• The only acceptable sexual position in Washington D.C. is the missionary position.

Update 5:

Hawaii

• All residents may be fined as a result of not owning a boat.

• Coins are not allowed to be placed in one's ears.

• Honolulu: Within the limits of any public park, it is unlawful to annoy any bird.

• In Hawaii it is illegal to get a tattoo behind your ear or on your eyelid unless in the presence of a registered physician.

• It used to be the law in Hawaii that children had to obey all "lawful and moral" commands of their parents.

• It's illegal for a shooting gallery to offer liquor as a prize. The shooter might want to come back after drinking the prize and try again.

• You will be fined if you do not own a boat.

Update 6:

Maine

• After January 14th you will be charged a fine for having your Christmas decorations still up.

• In Augusta to stroll down the street playing a violin is against the law.

• It's illegal to clean salmon along Maine's upper Kennebec River. Enforcement of this law has been made easier for many years by the fact that, because of a dam, there are no salmon on the upper Kennebec River.

• In Maine, it is illegal to sell a car on Sunday unless it comes equipped with plumbing.

• In Maine it's illegal to catch lobsters with your bare hands.

• In Portland shoelaces must be tied while walking down the street.

• In Waterville, Maine, it is illegal to blow one's nose in public.

• It's unlawful to tickle a woman's chin with a feather duster in Portland.

• Shoelaces must be tied while walking down the street.

• 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.

Update 7:

Mississippi

• Adultery or Fornication (living together while not married or having sex with someone that is not your spouse) results in a fine of $500 and/or 6 months in prison.

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• Columbus: The fine for waving a gun in public is higher than actually shooting it.

• Horses are not to be housed within 50 feet of any road.

• In Brandon, Mississipi it is illegal to attempt to stop someone from walking down the sidewalk by parking a motorhome in their path.

• In Temperance, MS, you can't walk a dog without dressing it in diapers.

• In Oxford, Miss., it's illegal to "create unnecessary noises."

• It is illegal for a male to be sexually aroused in public.

• It is illegal to drive around the town square more than 100 times in a single session.

• Oxford: It is illegal to drive around the town square more than 100 times in a single session. One may not spit on the sidewalks on the square. Motor vehicles on the square are prohibited. Hor

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  • Woosie
    Lv 4
    1 decade ago
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    Fantastic aren't they!

    It is also illegal to eat mince pies in England at Christmas.

    It is an ancient law made by Oliver Cromwell that was never updated!!

  • 4 years ago

    i heard that throughout the time of like mississippi you could't stroll on the streets with an ice cream cone on your back pocket. NO shaggy dog tale! oh and that i think of only approximately each and all the states have this one: in case you very own a pool, you go with for some sort of fence in case - it rather is the kicker - that if a toddler flow slowly into your back backyard and gets on your pool (without this required gate of direction) and dies... the youngsters father and mom can SUE YOU!!

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    These are great. I always loved strange laws.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    there are some dumb ones there.

    kinda long!! thank God im a speed reader. lol

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  • 1 decade ago

    very funny

  • Amanda
    Lv 5
    1 decade ago

    u found that on www.bored.com

  • 1 decade ago

    my god!!! that is incredible xD most of them are so stupid :D

  • 1 decade ago

    Lol!! THAT IS THE FUNNIEST THING I HAVE EVER HEARD!!!! I STARRED!!! AND FOR MORE STARS TO YOU!!! * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Very interesting. I like those. Thanks for sharing. lol

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