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    Strange Laws around the world

    * In Alabama, prison guards are forbidden from referring to their spouses as "the old ball 'n' chain."

    * In Los Angeles, it's illegal for a waiter to tell a customer "I'm really an actor."

    * In Indiana, it's against the law to dress "Barbie" in "Ken's" clothes.

    * In Sedona, Ariz., it's illegal to lie about your astrological sign.

    * In Texas, it's illegal to threaten somebody with an UNLOADED gun.

    * In Samoa, it's a crime to forget your wife's birthday.

    * In Australia, it's illegal to name any animal you plan to eat.

    * In Cannes, France, it's illegal to wear a Jerry Lewis mask.

    * In New Jersey, answering a traffic cop who asks "Do you know why I pulled you over?" by saying, "If you don't know, I'm not going to tell you" is an automatic $300 fine.

    * In Kentucky, it's illegal to paint your lawn red.

    * In Portugal, it's against the law to pee in the ocean.

    * In Connecticut, night watchmen are forbidden from drinking decaf coffee while working.

    * In Vermont, it's illegal to pick your nose and stick the pickings under a table.

    * In Tennessee, it's illegal to tell someone to quit smoking.

    * In Oregon, donut holes must be at least an 1/8th inch in diameter.

    * In Georgia, it's illegal to teach a child under 5 the words "penis" and "vagina."

    * Unmarried women are not allowed to buy edible panties in South Carolina.

    * In Italy, anyone considered "obese" is forbidden from wearing polyester.

    * It's illegal to tear a phone book in half in Montana.

    * Anyone caught selling a "smoothie" that has lumps is breaking the law in California.

    * In Arkansas, it's illegal for a woman getting married for the second time to wear a white wedding gown.

    * In Pennsylvania, it's against the law to put a dollar on a string on the ground and yank it when someone tries to pick it up.

    * In New York City, it's illegal for a restaurant to call it a "corned beef sandwich" if it's made with white bread and mayonnaise.


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    "If you don't know, I'm not going to tell you??"


    That list is making me rethink any vacation plans I had in South Carolina and Pennsylvania. I don't want to get arrested.




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    Quote Originally Posted by BEK320 View Post
    *1) In Alabama, prison guards are forbidden from referring to their spouses as "the old ball 'n' chain."


    2)* In Portugal, it's against the law to pee in the ocean.



    3)* In Vermont, it's illegal to pick your nose and stick the pickings under a table.


    4)* In Italy, anyone considered "obese" is forbidden from wearing polyester.


    5)* In Arkansas, it's illegal for a woman getting married for the second time to wear a white wedding gown.


    1) WHY, They are!

    2) Ok,,, and how is this one enforced?

    3) It should be.

    4) IT REALLY SHOULD BE!!!!!

    5) But are they allowed to wear white if they marry a cousin?
    Last edited by Star Man; 12-13-06 at 05:41 PM.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BEK320 View Post
    * In Pennsylvania, it's against the law to put a dollar on a string on the ground and yank it when someone tries to pick it up.
    Too bad it's not in South Dakota...Some punks did that too me one night from their dorm room 3 floors up, when I worked back at the UPD. I never try to pick up dollars anymore.
    What I say is my opinion, not my employers or that of my academic institution.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lynnz05 View Post
    I never try to pick up dollars anymore.
    There is something bad going on in my head right now


 

 

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