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    U.S. Dumb Laws Compilation

    Each State in the U.S. has it's own laws. Some of those laws have been created a long time ago and now sound ridiculous. Here is a list of each State's dumb laws along with one example for each: Alabama Dumb Laws "It is illegal to stab yourself to gain someone's pity." Alaska Dumb Laws "Kangaroos are not ...

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    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 a mule on the sidewalk. Lebanon: It is illegal to kick your wife out of bed. Norfolk: Spitting on a sea ...

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    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 in a hotel must have a room with double beds that are at least two feet apart. ...

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    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 knee. Eugene: It is illegal to show movies or attend a car race on Sundays. Eugene: It is legal to ...

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    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 a rifle to church on Sunday in order to ward off Indian attacks. When approaching a four way or ...

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    Dumb Laws in Idaho

    It's illegal to hunt from the back of an animal. Illegal for a man to give his sweetheart a box of candy weighing less than fifty pounds. You may not fish on a camel's back. Riding a merry-go-round on Sundays is considered a crime. Boise: Residents may not fish from a giraffe's back. Coeur d' Alene: If a police officer ...

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    Maryland Dumb Laws

    Thistles 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 ...

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    New Jersey Dumb Laws

    You cannot pump your own gas. All gas stations are full service and full service only. On a highway you can not park under a bridge. If you have been convicted of driving while intoxicated, you may never again apply for personalized license plates. There is no horse racing allowed on the New Jersey Turnpike. It is against the ...

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    South Dakota Dumb Laws

    It is illegal to lie down and fall asleep in a cheese factory. Movies that show police officers being struck, beaten, or treated in an offensive manner are forbidden. If there are more than 5 Native Americans on your property you may shoot them. Spearfish: If three or more Indians are walking down the street together, they can ...

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    Vermont Dumb Laws

    Whistling underwater is illegal At one time it was illegal to tie a giraffe to a telephone pole. Women must obtain written permission from their husbands to wear false teeth. It is illegal to deny the existence of God Lawmakers made it obligatory for everybody to take at least one bath each week- - on Saturday night.

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    Washington Dumb Laws

    It is illegal to paint polka dots on the American flag. People may not buy a mattress on Sunday. It is illegal to pretend that one's parents are rich. When two trains come to a crossing, neither shall go until the other has passed. All lollipops are banned. A law to reduce crime states: "It is mandatory for a motorist ...