North Carolina Dumb Laws

North CarolinaElephants may not be used to plow cotton fields.

If a man and a woman who aren’t married go to a hotel/motel and register themselves as married then, according to state law, they are legally married.

All couples staying overnight in a hotel must have a room with double beds that are at least two feet apart. Making love in the space between the beds is strictly forbidden.

It’s against the law to sing off key in North Carolina.

Barber: Fights between cats and dogs are prohibited.

Chapel Hill: It is a misdemeanor to urinate or defecate publicly.

Charlotte: Women must have their bodies covered by at least 16 yards of cloth at all times.

Elon College: There is to be no roller-blading during daylight hours, on the roads, or on the bricks. All the sidewalks at this college are made of brick.

Forest City: 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.

Greensboro: Restaurants “with on sidewalk dining” must post their menu so that it is clearly readable from the sidewalk, but is not readable from the street.

Kill Devil Hills: You may not ride a bicycle without having both your hands on the handle bars.

Rocky Mount: It is required that you must pay a property tax on your dog.

Southern Shores: It is against the law to roller-blade on a state highway.