Dumb Laws – Georgia

GeorgiaIt is illegal to use profanity in front of a dead body which lies in a funeral home or in a coroners office.

Signs are required to be written in English.

It is against the law to tie a giraffe to a telephone pole or street lamp.

One man may not be on another man’s back.

Though it is illegal to spit from a car or bus, citizens may spit from a truck.

You have the right to commit simple battery if provoked by “fighting” words.

Members of the state assembly cannot be ticketed for speeding while the state assembly is in session.

Donkeys may not be kept in bathtubs.

No one may carry an ice cream cone in their back pocket if it is Sunday.

It is illegal to take a bath of orange peel.

Acworth: All citizens must own a rake.

Columbus: Can’t cut off a chicken’s head on Sunday.

Columbus: It is illegal to carry a chicken by it’s feet down Broadway on Sunday.

Gainesville: Chicken must be eaten with the hands.

Jonesboro: It is illegal to say “Oh, Boy”

Kennesaw: Every head of household must possess a firearm of some kind.

Marietta: Though it is illegal to spit from a car or bus, citizens may spit from a truck.

St. Mary’s: No spitting on the sidewalk is permitted after dark.

Quitman: It is illegal for a chicken to cross the road.

Quitman: Cars are not to drive on sidewalks.

It is illegal to change the clothes on a storefront mannequin unless the shades are down.