In Victoria, Australia, it is illegal to wear hot pink pants after midday Sunday.
In Australia, bars are required to stable, water and feed the horses of their patrons.
In Canada, you may not pay for a fifty-cent item with only pennies.
In Canada, it is illegal for clear or non-dark sodas to contain caffeine.
In China, you may only have one child, or you will have to pay a fine.
In Denmark, when driving, you must have someone in front of your car with a flag to warn horse drawn carriages that a motorcar is coming.
In Denmark, attempt to escape from prison is not illegal, however, if one he is caught he is required to serve out the remainder of his term.
In Denmark, encrypting data files, owning, distributing etc. of encryption programs and creating such programs for any electronic medias is now against the law in Denmark due to fear for terrorists, left and right wing extremist, fundamentalists and distributors of illegal pornography.
In Liverpool, England, it is illegal for a woman to be topless in public except as a clerk in a tropical fish store.
In England it is illegal to sell most goods on a Sunday, (this law is mostly ignored), it is however legal to sell a carrot. It is also legal to sell it at any price and to give free gifts with it, such as anything else one might want to buy on a Sunday.
In France, between the hours of 8AM and 8PM, 70% of music on the radio must be by French artists.
In Antibes, France, it is illegal to take photos of police officers or police vehicles, even if they are just in the background.
In Le Lavandou, France, it is forbidden without a cemetery plot to die on the territory of the commune.
In Paris, France, an ashtray is considered to be a deadly weapon.
In Germany, a pillow can be considered a "passive" weapon.
In Germany, every office must have a view of the sky, however small.
In Israel, picking your nose on Saturday is forbidden.
In Haifa, Israel, it is forbidden to bring bears to the beach.
In Italy, it is illegal to practice the profession of charlantry.
In Italy, striking someone with a fist is considered a felony.
In Mexico, it is illegal to shout offensive words in any public place.
In Aguascalientes, Mexico, any kind of nude artistic display is illegal.
In Guadalajara, Mexico, women who work for the government of the city of Guadalajara, may not wear miniskirts or any other "provacative" garment during office hours.
In Morocco, anyone in company with someone who possesses narcotics, even if they are unaware that their companion has them, can be tried for the same crime.
In the Netherlands, it is legal to smoke weed, buy it, or have less than 5 grams with you.
In Norway, you may not spay your female dog or cat. However, you may neuter the males of the species.
In Scotland, if someone knocks on your door and requires the use of your commode, you must let them enter.
In Scotland, trespassing on someone else's land is legal.
In Scotland, you are presumed guilty until proven innocent for some crimes.
In Singapore, if you are convicted of littering three times, you will have to clean the streets on Sundays with a bib on saying, "I am a litterer." This will then be broadcasted on the local news
In South Korea, traffic police are required to report all bribes that they receive from motorists.
In Switzerland, it is illegal to flush the toilet after 10 P.M. if you live in an apartment.
In Switzerland, if you forget you car-keys inside the car and you leave the car open, you will be punished (in Germany the same but you will not get a fine but have to pay for the car being towed away - to ensure nobody is misleaded by the theft opportunity) .
In Thailand, you must pay a fine of $600 if you're caught throwing away chewed bubble gum on the sidewalk. If you do not pay the fine, you are jailed.
In Thailand, you must wear a shirt while driving a car.
In Turkey, all married woman must get their husband's permission if they wish to have a job, live wherever the husband wishes to reside, and forfeit all jointly held assets upon divorce from her husband.
By federal statute, it's a crime anywhere in the U.S. to give a false weather report.
In Alabama, it's a crime to teach a bear to wrestle.
In Mobile, Alabama, it is unlawful to howl at ladies inside the city limits.
In Alaska, while it is legal to shoot bears, waking a sleeping bear for the purpose of taking a photograph is prohibited.
In Fairbanks, Alaska, it is considered an offense to feed alcoholic beverages to a moose.
In Haines, Alaska, a person may only carry a concealed slingshot if that person has received the appropriate license.
In Arizona, when being attacked by a criminal or burglar, you may only protect yourself with the same weapon that the other person possesses.
In Arizona, hunting camels is prohibited.
In Tucson, Arizona, women may not wear pants.
In Fayetteville, Arkansas, it is illegal to kill "any living creature".
In Little Rock, Arkansas, flirtation between men and women on the streets of Little Rock may result in a 30-day jail term.
In Little Rock, Arkansas, no person shall sound the horn on a vehicle at any place where cold drinks or sandwiches are served after 9:00 P.M.
The Arkansas legislature passed a law that states that the Arkansas River can rise no higher than to the Main Street bridge in Little Rock.
In Baltimore, Maryland, it's illegal to take a lion to the movies.
In California, animals are banned from mating publicly within 1,500 feet of a tavern, school, or place of worship.
In California, no vehicle without a driver may exceed 60 miles per hour.
In Blythe, California, it's illegal for a man to wear cowboy boots unless he owns at least 2 head of cattle.
In Carmel, California, it was illegal to eat ice cream on the sidewalk. However, that law was repealed by Clint Eastwood, when he became mayor.
In Downey, California, it is illegal to wash your car in the street.
In Los Angeles, California, you cannot bathe two babies in the same tub at the same time.
In Los Angeles, a man is legally entitled to beat his wife with a leather belt or strap, but the belt can't be wider than 2 inches, unless he has his wife's consent to beat her with a wider strap.
In Los Angeles, California, its a crime for dogs to mate within 500 feet of a church.
In San Francisco, California, it's a crime to clean your car with used underwear.
In Colorado, no liquor may be sold on Sundays or election days.
In Denver, Colorado, you may not drive a black car on Sundays.
In Connecticut, it is illegal to dispose of used razor blades.
In Denver, Colorado, it is unlawful to lend your vacuum cleaner to your next-door neighbor.
In Pueblo, Colorado, it is illegal to let a dandelion grow within the city limits.
In Sherling, Colorado, cats may not run loose without having been fit with a taillight.
In Connecticut, the marriage of imbeciles and feeble-minded persons is prohibited.
In Hartford, Connecticut, you may not educate dogs.
In Delaware, it is illegal to fly over any body of water, unless one is carrying sufficient supplies of food and drink.
In Rohoboth Beach, Delaware, no person shall change clothes in his or her vehicle.
In Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, six-year-old girls may not run around without being fully clothed.
In South Bethany, Delaware, all persons must carry a bag with them at all times when they walk their dog in case said dog "poops", or risk a $100 fine.
In Florida, its illegal to have sexual relations with a porcupine.
In Florida, oral sex is illegal.
In Daytona Beach, Florida, the molestation of trash cans is banned.
In Key West, Florida, chickens are considered a 'protected species'.
In Miami, Florida, it's illegal for men to be seen publicly in any kind of strapless gown.
In Georgia, donkeys may not be kept in bathtubs.
In Georgia, signs are required to be written in English.
In Acworth, Georgia, all citizens must own a rake.
In Gainesville, Georgia, chicken must be eaten with the hands.
In Jonesboro, Georgia, it is illegal to say "Oh, Boy".
In Kennesaw, Georgia, every head of household must possess a firearm of some kind.
In Hawaii, all residents may be fined as a result of not owning a boat.
In Hawaii, coins are not allowed to be placed in one's ears.
In Honolulu, Hawaii, within the limits of any public park, it is unlawful to annoy any bird.
In Idaho, riding a merry-go-round on Sundays is considered a crime.
In Idaho, state law makes it illegal for a man to give his sweetheart a box of candy weighing less than fifty pounds.
In Boise, Idaho, residents may not fish from a giraffe's back.
In Pocatello, Idaho, a person may not be seen in public without a smile on their face.
In Chicago, it's illegal to fish while sitting on a giraffe's neck.
Kirkland, Illinois, law forbids bees to fly over the village or through any of its streets.
In Urbana, Illinois, it is against the law for a monster to enter the corporate limits of Urbana.
In Zion, Illinois, it is illegal for anyone to give lighted cigars to dogs, cats, and other domesticated animals kept as pets.
In Indiana, a man over the age of 18 may be arrested for statuatory rape if the passenger in his car is not wearing her socks and shoes, and is under the age of 17.
In Indiana, drinking from your own bottle in a bar can lead to your arrest.
In Indiana, the value of Pi is 4, and not 3.1415.
In Gary, Indiana, persons are prohibited from attending a movie house or other theater and from riding a public streetcar within four hours of eating garlic.
In Iowa, kisses may last for no more than five minutes.
In Indianola, Iowa, the "Ice Cream Man" and his truck are banned.
In Marshalltown, Iowa, horses are forbidden to eat fire hydrants.
In Kansas, No one may catch fish with his bare hands.
Kansas state law requires pedestrians crossing the highways at night to wear tail lights.
In Dodge City, Kansas, it's illegal to spit on a sidewalk.
In Salina, Kansas, it is against the law to leave your car running unattended.
In Kentucky, throwing eggs at a public speaker could result in up to one year in prison.
In Kentucky, it's illegal to fish in the Ohio River in Kentucky without an Indiana Fishing License.
In Kentucky, one may not dye a duckling blue and offer it for sale unless more than six are for sale at once.
A Kentucky statute says: "No female shall appear in a bathing suit on any highway within this state unless she is escorted by at least two officers or unless she be armed with a club." Later, an amendment proposed: "The provisions of this statute shall not apply to any female weighing less than sixty pounds nor exceeding 200 pounds; nor shall it apply to female horses."
In Lexington, Kentucky, eating ice cream on the sidewalk is still a crime.
In Lexington, Kentucky, it's illegal to carry an ice cream cone in your pocket.
In Louisana, it is illegal to rob a bank and then shoot at the bank teller with a water pistol.
In New Orleans, Louisana, you may not tie an alligator to a fire hydrant.
In Maine, shotguns are required to be taken to church in the event of a Native American attack.
In Portland, Maine, shoelaces must be tied while walking down the street.
In Massachusetts, there is a law requiring all dogs to have their hind legs tied during the month of April.
In Massachusetts, it's illegal to keep a mule on the second floor of a building not in a city unless there are 2 exits.
In Boston it is is illegal to take more than 2 baths a month.
In Michigan, a woman isn't allowed to cut her own hair without her husband's permission.
In Michigan, you may not swear in front of women and children.
In Michigan, it is legal for a robber to file a law suit, if he or she got hurt in your house.
In Clawson, Michigan, there is a law that makes it LEGAL for a farmer to sleep with his pigs, cows, horses, goats, and chickens.
In Detroit, couples are banned from making love in an automobile unless the act takes place while the vehicle is parked on the couple's own property.
In Minnesota, it is illegal to sleep naked.
In Minnesota, all bathtubs must have feet.
In Mississippi, unnatural intercourse, if both parties voluntarily participate, results in a maximum sentence of 10 years and $10,000.
In Mississippi, it is illegal for a male to be sexually aroused in public.
In Mississippi, horses are not to be housed within 50 feet of any road.
In Oxford, Mississippi, motor vehicles on the square are prohibited.
In Birclever, Missouri, this small town of only 4,000, yard waste may be burned any day except Sunday.
In Kansas City, Missouri, minors are not allowed to purchase cap pistols; they may buy shotguns freely, however.
In St. Louis, it's illegal to sit on the curb of any city street and drink beer from a bucket.
In Excelsior Springs, Montana, balls may not be thrown within the city limits.
In Whitehall, Montana, it is illegal to operate a vehicle with ice picks attached to the wheels.
In Nebraska, it is illegal for a mother to give her daughter a perm without a state license.
In Lehigh, Nebraska, doughnut holes may not be sold
In Nevada, it's still "legal" to hang someone for shooting your dog on your property.
In Nevada, it is illegal to drive a camel on the highway.
In Clark County, Nevada, an ordinance makes bringing a concealable fire arm into the county illegal unless it is registered with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department. In order to register a handgun, however, it must be brought in to the police station. Furthermore, you may not register a gun on the weekends, but the police may prosecute you at that time.
In Ellio, Nevada, everyone walking the streets is required to wear a mask.
In Eureka, Nevada, men who wear moustaches are forbidden from kissing women.
New Hampshire, USA:
In New Hampshire, law forbids you to tap your feet, nod your head, or in any way keep time to the music in a tavern, restaurant, or café.
In New Hampshire, you cannot sell the clothes you are wearing to pay off a gambling debt.
In New Hampshire, you may not run machinery on Sundays.
New Jersey, USA:
In New Jersey, it is illegal to delay or detain a homing pigeon.
In New Jersey, you may not slurp your soup.
In New Jersey, it is against the law to "frown" at a police officer.
In Elizabeth, New Jersey, it is forbidden for a woman, on a Sunday, to walk down Broad Street without wearing a petticoat.
In Ocean City, New Jersey, pinball machines are not to be played on Sunday.
New Mexico, USA:
In New Mexico, state officials ordered 400 words of "sexually explicit material" to be cut from Romeo and Juliet.
In Carrizozo, New Mexico, it's forbidden for a female to appear unshaven in public (includes legs and face).
New York, USA:
In New York, it is against the law to throw a ball at someone's head for fun.
In New York, slippers are not to be worn after 10:00 P.M.
In New York, New York, you may not smoke within 100 feet of the entrance to a public building.
In Carmel, N.Y., a man can't go outside while wearing a jacket and pants that do not match.
In Greene, New York, it is illegal to eat peanuts and walk backwards on the sidewalks when a concert is on.
In Ocean City, New York, it is illegal to eat in the street in residential neighborhoods, and the only beverage you can drink on the beach is water in a clear plastic bottle.
North Carolina, USA:
In North Carolina, it is illegal to have sex in a churchyard.
In Charlotte, North Carolina, women must have their bodies covered by at least 16 yards of cloth at all times.
In Forest City, North Carolina, you must stop and call City Hall before entering town in an automobile. This is so the townspeople will have time to go out and hold their horses until you get through town.
In Rocky Mount, North Carolina, it is required that you must pay a property tax on your dog.
North Dakota, USA:
In North Dakota, it is illegal to lie down and fall asleep with your shoes on.
In North Dakota, it is legal to shoot an Indian on horseback, provided you are in a covered wagon.
In Ohio, it is illegal to get a fish drunk.
In Columbus, Ohio, it is illegal for stores to sell corn flakes on Sunday.
In Fairview Park, Ohio, it's against the law to honk your horn "excessively". A grandmother was fined for honking her horn twice at her neighbor.
In Lima, Ohio, any map that does not have Lima clearly stated on the map cannot be sold.
In Oxford, Ohio, it's illegal for a woman to strip off her clothing while standing in front of a man's picture.
In Tulsa, Oklahoma, it is against the law to open a soda bottle without the supervision of a licensed engineer.
In Oklahoma, it is illegal to have sex before you are married.
In Tulsa, Oklahoma, elephants are not to be taken into the downtown area.
In Oklahoma, violators can be fined, arrested or jailed for making ugly faces at a dog.
In Oklahoma, it's a crime to take a bite of someone else's hamburger.
In Oregon, it is illegal to buy or sell marijuana, but it is legal to smoke it on your own property.
In Oregon, dishes must drip dry.
In Marion, Oregon, ministers are forbidden from eating garlic or onions before delivering a sermon.
In Portland, Oregon, you cannot wear roller skates in restrooms.
In Portland, Oregon, people may not whistle underwater.
In Salem, Oregon, women may not wrestle.
In Willodale, Oregon, it's against the law for a husband to talk dirty during sex.
In Pennsylvania, state law prohibits singing in the bathtub.
In Pennsylvania, no more than two packages of beer at a time may be purchased, unless you are buying from an official "beer distributor".
In certain sections of Pennsylvania many years ago, the Farmer's Anti-Automobile society set up some "rules of the road." In effect, they said:
1. "Automobiles travelling on country roads at night must send up a rocket every mile, then wait ten minutes for the road to clear."
2. "If a driver sees a team of horses, he is to pull to one side of the road and cover his machine with a blanket or dust cover that has been painted to blend into the scenery."
3. "In the event that a horse refuses to pass a car on the road, the owner must take his car apart and conceal the parts in the bushes."
In Pennsylvania, "any motorist driving along a country road at night must stop every mile and send up a rocket signal, wait 10 minutes for the road to be cleared of livestock, and continue."
In Newtown, Pennsylvania, every outlet or switch (which can be purchased for 59 cents) that is installed requires an electrical inspection fee of 1 dollar and 33 cents.
In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, no one is allowed to sleep on a refrigerator.
Rhode Island, USA:
In Rhode Island, it is illegal to challenge someone to a duel, or accept a duel, even it it is never actually fought. Penalty: Imprisonment for one to seven years.
In Rhode Island, professional sports, except ice polo and hockey, must obtain a license to play games on Sunday.
South Carolina, USA:
In South Carolina, all schools must prepare a suitable program for Francis Willard Day.
In South Carolina, it is considered an offense to get a tattoo.
In Fountain Inn, South Carolina, horses are to wear pants at all times.
South Dakota, USA:
In South Dakota, movies that show police officers being struck, beaten, or treated in an offensive manner are forbidden.
In Tennessee, it is illegal to shoot any game other than whales from a moving automobile.
In Tennessee, more than 8 women may not live in the same house because that would constitute a brothel.
In Memphis, Tennessee, it's illegal for a woman to drive a car unless there is a man either running or walking in front of it waving a red flag to warn approaching motorists and pedestrians.
In Oneida, Tennessee, it's a crime to sing, "It aint Goin' to Rain No Mo".
It is Texas law that when two trains meet each other at a railroad crossing, each shall come to a full stop, and neither shall proceed until the other has gone.
In Texas, law forbids anyone to have a pair of pliers in his possession.
In Texas, it is illegal to drive without windshield wipers. You don't need a windshield, but you must have the wipers.
In Texas, it is illegal to milk another person's cow.
In Dallas, Texas, it's illegal to possess realistic dildos.
In El Paso, Texas, ice sold in El Paso must be manufactured in El Paso unless distilled water is used.
In Jasper, Texas, dogs must be on a leash at ALL times. Fine of 100 dollars.
In Mesquite, Texas, it's a crime for children to have unusual haircuts.
In Utah, It is against the law to fish from horseback.
In Utah, you're not allowed to sell beverages containing more than 3.2% alcohol.
In Utah, it is illegal not to drink milk.
In Salt Lake City, Utah, no one may walk down the street carrying a paper bag containing a violin.
In Provo, Utah, throwing snowballs will result in a $50 fine.
In Moab, Utah, boobie traps are illegal.
In Utah, no one may have sex in the back of an ambulance if it is responding to an emergency call.
In Vermont, it is illegal to deny the existence of God.
In Virginia, law forbids bathtubs in the house; tubs must be kept in the yard.
In Virginia, you may not work on Sunday.
In Virginia, you may not have oral or anal sex.
In Norfolk, Virginia, spitting on a sea gull is not tolerated.
In Washington, all lollipops are banned.
In Washington, it is illegal to paint polka dots on the American flag.
There is/was a law on the books in Washington state that stated that a motorcar driven at night must be preceded by something like 100 yards by a man carrying a lantern.
In Everett, Washington, it's illegal to display a hypnotized person in a store window.
In Seattle, Washington, no one may set fire to another person's property without prior permission.
In Seattle, Washington, it is illegal to carry a concealed weapon that is over six feet in length.
In Seattle, Washington, one may not spit on a bus.
In Spokane, Washington, TVs may not be bought on Sundays.
It's illegal in Wilbur, Washington, to ride an ugly horse.
West Virginia, USA:
In West Virginia, no children may attend school with their breath smelling of "wild onions."
In West Virginia, it is illegal to snooze on a train.
In West Virginia, it's a crime to whistle underwater.
In Huntington, West Virginia, firemen may not whistle or flirt at any woman passing a firehouse.
In Nicholas County, West Virginia, no member of the clergy is allowed to tell jokes or humorous stories from the pulpit during a church service.
In Wisconsin, at one time, margarine was illegal.
In Wisconsin, it is illegal to kiss on a train.
In Racine, Wisconsin, it is illegal to wake a fireman when he is asleep.
In Wyoming, it is illegal for women to stand within five feet of a bar while drinking.
In Wyoming, you may not take a picture of a rabbit from January to April without an official permit.
In Cheyenne, Wyoming, citizens may not take showers on Wednesdays.