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Strange Laws

* The strange laws are ordered primarily by country.
* As there are so many in USA, that is ordered by subject.

(As much as we'd love to be able to, we can't guarantee the accuracy of these laws and obviously a lot of them aren't enforced)



Utah: Birds (the feathered variety) have the right of way on the state highways.

Cleveland: It's illegal to operate a motor vehicle while sitting on another person's knee.

Pennsylvania: In the event that a horse refuses to pass a car on the road, the owner must take his car apart and conceal the parts in the bushes.

Alabama: It is prohibitted for a driver to be blindfolded while operating a vehicle.

Washington: It is compulsory for a motorist with criminal intentions to stop at the city limits and telephone the chief of police as he is entering the town.


Atlanta: It illegal to tie your giraffe to a telephone pole.

Atlanta: Whilst dressing a mannequin it is mandatory to close your curtains.

Ohio: It is against the law to light a fire under your mule.

Connecticut: It is illegal to educate dogs.

Denver: It is illegal to mistreat rats.

Iowa: Horses are forbidden from eating fire hydrants.

California: It is against the law to drive more than two thousand sheep down Hollywood Boulevard at one time.

Washington: It is illegal , to ride an ugly horse.

Illinois: It is prohibitted for anyone to give lighted cigars to pets.

Oklahoma: Making ugly faces at a dog is unlawful.

Oklahoma: Dogs must have a permit signed by the mayor in order to congregate in groups of three or more on private property.

Minnesota: It is illegal to tease skunks.

Nevada: You cannot legally ride a camel on a highway.

Florida: It is illegal to immitate animals.

California: Cats and dogs are not allowed to have sex without a permit.

Alaska: It's against the law to look at a moose from an airplane.


Chicago: Fishing whilst in your pyjamas is unlawful.

Florida: If you're a single, divorced, or widowed woman, you can't parachute on Sunday afternoons.

Alabama: Dominoes may not be played on Sunday.

Colorado: It is against the law to raise or permit a dandelion to grow within the city of Pueblo.

Massachusetts: It is unlawful to water your lawn when it is raining.

Pennsylvania: You can't sit down while watering your lawn with a hose.

New Hampshire: It is illegal to pick seaweed up off of the beach.

Oklahoma: It shall be unlawful to put any hypnotized person in a display window.

West Virginia: Members of the clergy are not allowed to tell jokes or humorous stories from the pulpit during a church service.


Wisconsin: It's illegal for a man to shoot off a gun when his female partner has an orgasm.

Minnesota: No man is allowed to make love to his wife with the smell of garlic, onions, or sardines on his breath.

Montana: A law bans all sexual activity between nude members of the opposite sex in the front garden of a home after sundown.

Wyoming: A law specifically bans couples from having sex while standing inside a shop's walk-in-meat freezer.

Utah: No woman may have sex with a man while riding in an ambulance.

Ohio: It's illegal for a woman to strip off her clothing while standing in front of a man's picture.

Massachusetts: Taxi drivers are prohibited from making love in the front seat of their taxi during their shifts.


Missouri: Women are prohibited from wearing corsets because "the privilege of admiring the curvaceous, unencumbered body of a young woman should not be denied to the normal, red-blooded American male."

Alabama: It is illegal to wear a fake moustache that causes laughter in church.

New Hampshire: You cannot sell the clothes you are wearing to pay off a gambling debt.

Nebraska: It is against the law for a barber to shave a man's chest.

Miami: It's illegal for men to be seen publicly in any kind of strapless gown.

Miami: It is illegal to sing in a public place while wearing a swimsuit.

New Mexico: It's forbidden for a female to appear unshaven in public (includes legs and face).

Massachusetts: Goatee beards are illegal unless you first pay a special license fee for the privilege of wearing one in public.

New York: A man can't go outside while wearing a jacket and pants that do not match.

Minnesota: Every man is required by law to grow a beard.

Alabama: You may not wear blue jeans down Noble Street, Anniston.

Kentucky: It is against the law to shoot off a policeman's tie.


Arizona: It is unlawful to refuse a person a glass of water.

Illinois: A law forbids eating in a place that is on fire.

Kentucky: By law, anyone who has been drinking is "sober" until he or she "cannot hold onto the ground."

Washington: All lollipops are banned.

Florida: It is illegal to sell peanuts after sundown on Wednesday.

Alabama: Putting salt on a railroad track may be punishable by death.


Pennsylvania: A law bans homemakers from hiding dirt and dust under a rug in a dwelling.

Denver: It is unlawful to lend your vacuum cleaner to your next-door neighbour.


Minnesota: A law declares that no child under the age of twelve may talk over the telephone unless accompanied by a parent.

Arkansas: It's illegal to mispronounce the name of the state in that state.

Virginia: There is a law in place "To prohibit corrupt practices or bribery by any person other than political candidates."

North Carolina: You can't sneeze on the streets of Asheville.


Men over 14 are meant to carry out 2 hours of longbow practice a week supervised by the local clergy.

It is illegal for two adult men to have sex in the same house as a third person.

Chelsea Pensioners may not be impersonated.

It is legal for a male to urinate in public, as long it is on the rear wheel of his motor vehicle and his right hand is on the vehicle.

Any boy under the age of 10 may not see a naked manequin.

It is illegal to be a drunk in possession of a cow.

If someone knocks on your door and requires the use of your commode, you must let them enter.

It was illegal to sell goods on a Sunday, with the exception of carrots

London hackney cabs must carry a bale of hay and a sack of oats.

It is illegal to be drunk on Licensed Premises (pubs,bars etc.).

It is illegal for a Member of Parliament to enter the House of Commons wearing a full suit of armour.

Placing a postage stamp that bears the Queen (or King) upside down is considered treason.


Lebanon: Men are legally allowed to have sex with animals, but the animals must be female. Sex with a male animal is a capital offence.

Muslims are banned from looking at the genitals of a corpse. This also applies to undertakers; the sex organs of the deceased must be covered with a brick or piece of wood at all times.

Indonesia: The penalty for masturbation is decapitation.

Guam: It is expressly forbidden for virgins to marry.

Bolivia: It is illegal for a man to have sex with a woman and her daughter at the same time.

Greece: A driver's license can be confiscated by a law officer if the driver is deemed either 'poorly dressed' or 'unbathed'.

Israel: Picking your nose on Saturday is forbidden.

Israel: It is forbidden to bring bears to the beach.


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