In Tennessee, it is illegal to drive a car while you are asleep.
In Memphis, Tennessee, no woman may operate a car unless a man is running or walking in front of the car waving a red flag to warn approaching pedestrians and motorists.
In Connecticut, bicyclists traveling in excess of 65 miles per hour can be stopped by the police.
It is prohibited to walk backward after sunset in Devon, Connecticut.
Belvedere California's Municipal Code has a section which reads as follows: "No dog shall be in a public place without its master on a leash."
In Florida, you may not hunt or kill deer while swimming.
Infants are forbidden to dance in public halls in Los Angeles, California.
It is unlawful in Dyersburg, Tennessee for a woman to call a man and ask him out.
In Idaho, it is illegal for a man to give his sweetheart a box of candy weighing less than 50 pounds.
In Lexington, Kentucky, it is illegal to carry an ice cream cone in your pocket.
It is illegal in Hawaii to insert pennies in your ear.
Maine has a law that calls for a legal hunting season on all attorneys.
Baltimore, Maryland's Municipal Code has a section which reads: "Any services performed by a jackass must be recorded."
Utah ordinance "Intoxicated persons are prohibited from operating a vehicle on any public highway or street, except for a wheelbarrow."
In Pennsylvania, "Any motorist driving along a country road at night must stop every mile and send up a rocket signal, wait ten minutes for the road to be cleared of livestock, and
then continue." This same statute goes on to say: "Any motorist who sights a team of horses coming towards him must pull well off the road, cover his car with a blanket or canvas
that blends with the countryside, and let the horses pass. If the horses appear skittish, the motorist must take his car apart, piece by piece, and hide it under the nearest bushes."
A Newburgh, New York ordinance states that no one is allowed to eat popcorn or peanuts while walking backward when there is a concert in progress.
"Any vehicles meeting at an intersection must stop. Each must wait for the other to pass. Neither can proceed until the other is gone." New Hampshire traffic ordinance.
In Alabama, it is a crime to put salt on railroad tracks. The offense is punishable by death.
In Washington State, it is against the law to pretend your parents are rich.
"It is mandatory for a motorist with criminal intentions to stop at the city limits and telephone the chief of police as he is entering the town." Tacoma, Washington ordinance.
In South Carolina, if you inadvertently kill someone while attempting suicide, you have committed an offense which is punishable by death.
The best, however, comes from New York. In New York, it is illegal to do anything illegal.
In Ottumwa, Iowa, "It is unlawful for any male person, within the corporate limits of the (city), to wink at any female person with whom he is unacquainted."
In Los Angeles, you cannot bathe two babies in the same tub at the same time.
In Zion, Ill., it is illegal for anyone to give lighted cigars to dogs, cats, and other domesticated animals kept as pets.
In Carmel, N.Y., a man can't go outside while wearing a jacket and pants that do not match.
In St. Louis, it's illegal to sit on the curb of any city street and drink beer from a bucket.
In Hartford, Conn., you aren't allowed to cross a street while walking on your hands.
In Baltimore, it's illegal to throw bales of hay from a second-story window within the city limits. It's also illegal to take a lion to the movies.
In Michigan, a woman isn't allowed to cut her own hair without her husband's permission.
In New York, it is against the law to throw a ball at someone's head for fun.
The state of Washington has passed a law stating it is illegal, I repeat, illegal, to paint polka dots on the American flag.
In order for a pickle to officially be considered a pickle in Connecticut, it must bounce.
To keep any of the incarcerated beast from picking up bad habits, the town of Manville , NJ decreed that it is illegal to feed whiskey or offer cigarettes to animals at the local zoo.
If you sell hollow logs in Tennessee, you are breaking the law.
Compulsive gamblers stay out of Richmond, VA: it is even illegal to flip a coin in a restaurant to see who pays for the coffee.
Have it your way, but don't share it in OK. This state forbids a person from taking a bite out of another person's hamburger.
Need a radio on Sunday? In Spokane, WA, you can buy one on the Sabbath, but forget about purchasing a television!
In the state of New York, you need a license to use a clothesline outdoors.
What happens to doughnut holes? Well, they won't be found in Lehigh NE. Selling doughnut holes in this city is verboten.
And if any retirees from the circus are thinking about settling down and farming in NC, they are forwarned right here and now that it is against the law in this state to use elephants to
plow cotton fields!
It is illegal to take more than 2 baths a month within Boston confines.
Two people cannot kiss in front of a church.
All Public Displays of Affection (PDAs) are forbidden on Sunday.
Pedestrians always have the right of way.
Anyone may let their sheep and cows graze in the public gardens/commons at any time except Sundays.
In Calgary there is a by-law that is still on the books that requires businesses within the city to provide rails for tying up horses.
In the England it is illegal to sell most goods on a Sunday, (this law is mostly ignored), it is however legal to sell a carrot. It is also legal to sell it at any price and to give free gifts with
it, such as anything else one might want to buy on a Sunday!
It is against the law to fish from horseback.
In Bexley, Ordinance number 223, of 09/09/19 prohibits the installation and usage of slot machines in outhouses.
Back in 1924, a monkey was convicted in South Bend of the crime of smoking a cigarette and sentenced to pay a 25 dollar fine and the trial costs.
No one may catch fish with his bare hands in Kansas.
In 1930, the City Council of Ontario passed an ordinance forbidding roosters to crow within the city limits.
Harthahorne City Ordinance, Section 363, states that it shall be unlawful to put any hypnotized person in a display window.
In Clawson, Mich., there is a law that makes it LEGAL for a farmer to sleep with his pigs, cows, horses, goats, and chickens.
In Gary, Ind., persons are prohibited from attending a movie house or other theater and from riding a public streetcar within four hours of eating garlic.
In Miami, it's illegal for men to be seen publicly in any kind of strapless gown.
In Nicholas County, W. Va., no member of the clergy is allowed to tell jokes or humorous stories from the pulpit during a church service.
In Los Angeles, a man is legally entitled to beat his wife with a leather belt or strap, but the belt can't be wider than 2 inches, unless he has his wife's consent to beat her with a wider
In Kentucky, "No female shall appear in a bathing suit on any highway within this state unless she be escorted by at least two officers or unless she be armed with a club"
An amendment to the above legislation: "The provisions of this statuate shall not apply to females weighing less than 90 pounds nor exceeding 200 pounds, nor shall it apply to
In Grand Haven, Michigan, no person shall throw an abandoned hoop skirt into any street or on any sidewalk, under penalty of a five- dollar fine for each offense.
In Russell, Kansas, it is against the law to have a musical car horn.
A Glendale, California, ordinance permits horror films to be shown only on Mondays, Tuesdays, or Wednesdays.
Cicero, Illinois, prohibits humming on public streets on Sundays.
You may water your lawn on Staten Island, New York, provided that you hold the hose in your hand while doing so; but to lay a hose on the lawn or to use a sprinkler for watering
your lawn is unlawful.
Clinton County, Ohio, calls for a fine for anyone caught leaning against a public building.
Loins may not be taken to the theater in Maryland.
It is illegal to walk around with a concealed ice cream cone.
In Carmel, CA, it is illegal to eat ice cream while standing on the side walk.
In Prunedale, CA, it is illegal to have two indoor bathtubs in your house.