Maryland Dumb Laws

MarylandThistles may not grow in one’s yard.

A woman may not go through her husband’s pockets while he is sleeping.

Annapolis: It’s illegal to throw bales of hay from a second-story window within the city limits.

Baltimore: You cannot swear while inside the city limits.

Baltimore: It is illegal to mistreat oysters.

Baltimore: It is illegal to wash or scrub sinks no matter how dirty they get.

Baltimore: It’s illegal to throw bales of hay from a second-story window within the city limits.

Baltimore: It’s illegal to take a lion to the movies.

Baltimore: It is a park rule violation to be in a public park with a sleeveless shirt. $10 fine. This would include joggers that go shirtless. (1898) -Park Rule 6

Baltimore: It is a violation of city code to sell chicks or ducklings to a minor within 1 week of the Easter holiday.

Baltimore City: Though you may spit on a city roadway, spitting on city sidewalks is prohibited.

Baltimore City: You may not curse inside the city limits.

Columbia: You can not have a antenna exposed outside of your house yet you can have a 25′ satellite dish.

Columbia: Though clotheslines are banned, clothes may be draped over a fence.

Halethrope: Kisses longer than one second are illegal.

Ocean City: Eating while swimming in the ocean is prohibited