Top 20 Uses for Data’s Detached Head

Combonation paperweight/stapler for Picard’s desk The ball in Parisis’ Squares Hood ornament for Shuttlecraft Replace Troi’s broken Chia Pet Scare blind students in Braille class Prop open doors for maintainence crews Lawn decoration in Arboreteum Footstool for Captain’s chair entertaining … Continue reading

Creative Defense

A lawyer defending a man accused of burglary tried this creative defense: “My client merely inserted his arm into the window and removed a few trifling articles. His arm is not himself, and I fail to see how you can … Continue reading

School Excuses

The following are excuse notes from parents (including original spellings) collected by the University of Texas: They were collected from Arkansas, Kentucky, Tennessee, West Virginia and Mississippi. My son is under a doctor’s care and should not take P.E. today. … Continue reading

Virginia Dumb Laws

You cannot sell lettuce on Sunday, but you can sell beer, wine etc. Driving while not wearing shoes is prohibited. It is illegal to tickle women. It is illegal to sell peanut brittle on Sundays. Culpeper: No one may wash … Continue reading

North Carolina Dumb Laws

Elephants 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 … Continue reading

Oregon Dumb Laws

Canned corn is not to be used as bait for fishing. Dishes must drip dry. Ice cream may not be eaten on Sundays. One may not bathe without wearing “suitable clothing,” i.e., that which covers one’s body from neck to … Continue reading

South Carolina Dumb Laws

Horses may not be kept in bathtubs. By law, if a man promises to marry an unmarried woman, the marriage must take place. It is a capital offense to inadvertently kill someone while attempting suicide. Every adult male must bring … Continue reading