Over the Fence in Houston County
STRANGE Laws 'on the books' in Various States, Are these 'Out dated or
It is against the law to throw a ball at someone's head
for fun. The penalty for jumping off a building is death.
You cannot pump your own gas. All gas stations are
full service only. In Ocean City, it is against the law to
slurp your soup at a restaurant.
It is illegal to set a mousetrap without a hunting
license. Women may not drive in a house coat.
It is illegal to sing in a public place while attired in a
swimsuit. Men may not be seen publicly in any kind of
Women are prohibited from wearing patent leather
shoes in public. It is illegal to get a fish drunk.
Pedestrians crossing the highways at night must wear
tail lights. No one may catch fish with his bare hands.
Violators can be arrested and/or jailed for making ugly
faces at a dog. State law prohibits anyone taking a bite
out of another's hamburger.
It is illegal to wear a fake moustache that causes
laughter in church. Boogers may not be flicked into the
In Racine, it is illegal to wake a fireman when he is
asleep. Butter substitutes are not allowed to be served
in state prisons.
It is illegal to sell peanut brittle on Sundays. Flipping
a coin in a restaurant to see who pays for coffee is
It is illegal have more than three sips of beer at a time
while standing. It is illegal for person to go barefoot
without first obtaining a permit.
It is against the law to use a slingshot unless you are a
police officer. Law forbids eating in a place that is on
Public kisses may last for as much as, but no more
than, five minutes. One armed piano players must
perform for free.
It is illegal to paint polka dots on the American flag.
People may not buy a mattress on Sunday.
Mourners at a wake may not eat more than three
sandwiches. It is illegal to go to bed without first
having a full bath.
It is illegal to hunt camels within the state borders. In
Tucson, women may not wear pants.
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