50 Ridiculous Laws From Around The World
Alaska: No getting drunk in a bar
Colorado: No catapulting
Georgia: Can’t eat fried chicken with utensils
Hawaii: No billboards
Idaho: No cannibalism
Indiana: Proper black cat etiquette on Friday the 13th
Iowa: No faking your butter
Kansas: No snowballs
Louisiana: No catfish stealing
Maryland: No cursing while driving
Massachusetts: No dancing to the national anthem
Michigan: Bounty hunting encouraged (then not)
Minnesota: No pig greasing
Mississippi: No limits on Big Gulp size
Missouri: Tarzans not welcome
Nebraska: No marriage if you have VD
Nevada: Be selective with X-rays
New Hampshire: No seaweed collecting
New York: Sales tax for sliced bagels
North Carolina: Be careful with your doggie bag
Ohio: Toilet paper in coal mines, please!
Oklahoma: No bear wrestling
Oregon: No “tests of physical endurance” … while driving
Pennsylvania: Bingo is only for non-felons
South Dakota: Fireworks approved to help with farming
Tennessee: Permits for panhandling
Vermont: Clotheslines, be gone
Virginia: No skunks as pets
Wisconsin: Better make that butter delicious
Driving a dirty car in Chelyabinsk, Russia can get you fined up to 2,000 rubles (about 62 USD).
Men wearing a skirt in public in Italy can be arrested.
Any man carrying onions in Paris must be given right of way in the streets.
If you challenge a man to a fist fight to the death in Norway, he must accept or pay a penalty of 4 deer.
Any child born in Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch, Wales must be able to spell the town name by the age of six and pronounce it by the age of thirty-four.
In Turkey it is against the law to fall in love with a neighbor’s son, daughter, wife, servant, or animals.
Any Scotsman found to be wearing underwear beneath his kilt can be fined two cans of beer.
It is illegal to ski down a mountain in Switzerland while reciting poetry.
Driving while wearing flip-flops or sandals is a criminal offense in Spain, and comes with a fine of 200 EUR.
In Belgium, girls must have written permission from their fathers to wear a mini skirt that is more than 4 inch above the knee.
It is illegal for a woman to wear wigs in Denmark.
An ancient Norwegian law (still in use) states that males must go off on expeditions of rape and plunder to nearby countries at least once every 5 years.
The citizens of Monaco are prohibited from playing in the Monte Carlo Casino.
You could be fined if caught eating and drinking near churches and public buildings in Florence.
It’s legal to marry a dead person in France.
In Tallinn, Estonia’s capital, it is strictly forbidden to play chess during sex.
A 1910 ban on kissing on train platforms in France (to help prevent rail delays) is still on the books.
Sex is only allowed in the dark in Budapest.
In Seville it’s illegal to hang your underwear on a line, with fines reaching up to 3,000 EUR for serious offences.
Domestic violence is legal in London as long as it’s before 9 p.m. and does not disturb the neighbors.
In Switzerland it is illegal to flush the toilet after 10pm, if you live in an apartment.