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50 Silly Laws In All 50 States!

Astro-Boy PHAET 2010/09/14 19:38:35
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Alabama
It’s illegal to wear a fake mustache that causes laughter in church.

Alaska
Whispering in someone’s ear while he’s moose hunting is prohibited.

Arizona
Cutting down a cactus may earn you a twenty-five-year prison term.

Arkansas
It’s illegal to mispronounce the name of the state of Arkansas.

California
You may not eat an orange in your bathtub.

Colorado
It’s unlawful to lend your vacuum cleaner to your next-door neighbor (Denver).

Connecticut
A pickle cannot actually be a pickle unless it bounces.

Delaware
It’s illegal to get married on a dare.

Washington, D.C.
It’s against the law to post a public notice calling someone a coward for refusing to accept a challenge to duel.

Florida
If you tie an elephant to a parking meter, you must pay the same parking fee as you would for a vehicle.

Georgia
It’s illegal to change the clothes on a storefront mannequin unless you draw the shades first.

Hawaii
All residents may be fined for not owning a boat.

Idaho
A man must not give his sweetheart a box of candy weighing fewer than fifty pounds.

Illinois
It’s illegal to take a French poodle to the opera (Chicago).

Indiana
The value of pi is 4, and not 3.1415.

Iowa
One-armed piano players must perform for free.

Kansas
It’s illegal to throw knives at men wearing striped suits (Natoma).



Kentucky
Every citizen is required to take a shower once a year.

Louisiana
Biting someone with your natural teeth constitutes simple assault, but biting someone with your false teeth classifies as aggravated assault.

Maine
If you keep your Christmas decorations on display after January 14, you’ll be fined.

Maryland
It’s against the law to wash or scrub a sink, no matter how dirty it is (Baltimore).

Massachusetts
No gorilla is allowed in the backseat of any car.

Michigan
A woman may not cut her own hair without her husband’s permission.

Minnesota
It’s illegal to paint a sparrow with the intent of selling it as a parakeet (Harper Woods).

Mississippi
Walking a dog without dressing it in diapers is forbidden (Temperance).

Missouri
Children may buy shotguns in Kansas City, but not toy cap guns.

Montana
It’s a felony for a wife to open her husband’s mail.

Nebraska
Bar owners may not sell beer unless they brew a kettle of soup simultaneously.

Nevada
It’s illegal for men with mustaches to kiss women.

New Hampshire
It’s forbidden to sell the clothes you’re wearing to pay off a gambling debt.

New Jersey
It’s against the law for a man to knit during the fishing season.

New Mexico
Females may not appear unshaven in public.

New York
While riding in an elevator, you must talk to no one, fold your hands, and look toward the door.

North Carolina
It’s against the law to sing off-key.

North Dakota
It’s illegal to lie down and fall asleep with your shoes on.

Ohio
You must honk the horn whenever you pass another car, according to the state’s driver’s education manual.

Oklahoma
It’s forbidden to take a bite out of another person’s hamburger.

Oregon
State law requires dishes to be drip-dried.

Pennsylvania
It’s illegal to sleep on top of a refrigerator outdoors.

South Carolina
If a man promises to marry an unmarried woman, he is required by law to keep his promise.

South Dakota
It is illegal to lie down and fall asleep in a cheese factory.

Tennessee
Selling hollow logs is strictly forbidden.

Texas
You may not shoot a buffalo from the second story of a hotel.

Utah
It is illegal not to drink milk.

Vermont
Women must obtain written permission from their husbands to wear false teeth.

Virginia
Tickling a woman is unlawful.

Washington
It’s illegal to pretend that one’s parents are wealthy.

West Virginia
If you make fun of someone who does not accept a challenge, you risk a six-month prison sentence.

Wisconsin
Unless a customer specifically requests it, margarine may not be substituted for butter in a restaurant.

Wyoming
Unless you have an official permit, you may not take a picture of a rabbit from January to April.

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  • Mattie 2011/03/31 22:30:12
    Mattie
    Uh-oh, some of the guys in chorus are royally screwed if that singing off-key thing is true...
  • Becca 2010/09/21 02:47:51
    Becca
    its also against the law to use an eliphant to plow a cotten feild in NC
  • @rancidchick_17 2010/09/18 09:13:09
    @rancidchick_17
    lol :)
  • Punk Rocker 2010/09/18 02:11:38
    Punk Rocker
    dead silly
  • Shadowhunter<3 2010/09/17 21:40:52
    Shadowhunter<3
    +1
    Massachusetts
    No gorilla is allowed in the backseat of any car.
    Shoot. just arrest me now.
    XD these are awesome.
  • DixieStardust 2010/09/16 00:07:42
    DixieStardust
    +1
    lol thats just so random
  • Freefall 2010/09/15 23:24:23
    Freefall
    +1
    I understand the vacuum cleaner, but why is Indiana sticking their fingers in everybody's pi?
  • Sophomore! 2010/09/15 20:35:15
    Sophomore!
    +1
    Lqtm. That's hilarious. I think the New York one is my favorite.
  • Inoka 2010/09/15 20:17:24
  • Theresa 2010/09/15 19:31:45 (edited)
    Theresa
    The law about the cactus rustlers was not a silly law. In AZ is the only place in the US that the saguaro cactus grows. People were going out to the desert and uprooting these giants to place in somebody's front or back yard. The average price of one of the smaller variety about 10 ft was over 1500. The larger ones were even more expensive. So the law is a vital enforcement tool. It is used to preserve the desert. So untouched areas look like it did 100 years ago. Otherwise the cactus population would have become extinct in the wild.
  • *~кåιѕєяïη σƒ ѕтяαωвєяяÿ ριяα†єѕ~*
    +1
    "Virginia
    Tickling a woman is unlawful."
    Damn, I guess I can add that to the list of laws I've broken. By the way, apparently Virginia law also prohibits corrupt practices or bribery by any person other than political candidates.

    *I now feel the need to take a major road trip and break all of these laws*
  • steve_lax_man 2010/09/15 16:21:32
    steve_lax_man
    +1
    tight xp
  • notPCguy ~JLA~ 2010/09/15 15:50:46
    notPCguy ~JLA~
    +1
    VA bans Corrupt practices of Bribery by anyone other than political candidates.
  • BK 2010/09/15 13:52:08
    BK
    +2
    Michigan
    A woman may not cut her own hair without her husband’s permission.
    Oooh, I don't remember actually giving her permission. I wonder what the prison term is?
  • Prometheus~phaet~ 2010/09/15 13:44:18
  • gwts 2010/09/15 13:31:44
    gwts
    +1
    "The value of pi is 4, and not 3.1415"
    these are all really funny but that one just cracks me up ;)
    pi 4 3 1415 funny cracks
  • akeem 2010/09/15 13:17:44
    akeem
    WE need to leave in our own mind not in some one else mind,what to do,were to go,what to eat,and how to sleep,that's not Godly,that's slavery,weak up my people
  • RV ~ The Peacekeeper of PHAET 2010/09/15 12:46:17
    RV ~ The Peacekeeper of PHAET
    +1
    That made me laugh :)

    laugh
  • smileyseven 2010/09/15 05:20:47 (edited)
    smileyseven
    +1
    I eat oranges in my bathtub all the time.

    edit:my computer freaked out again :(
  • Jordyn ~Nerdfighter~ 2010/09/15 03:18:13 (edited)
    Jordyn ~Nerdfighter~
    +1
    Love it!
    Lol, actually, it's a felony to open your husband's, wife's, daughter's, son's, sibling's or parent's mail. Doesn't matter who the hell it is, you can only open your own mail.
  • BlytheSpirit~bn0 2010/09/15 02:59:37
    BlytheSpirit~bn0
    +2
    I'm taking my vacuum to my neighbor right now!
  • Algor. Mortis. - ҎԊǢɬ Physician
    +4
    I'm going to Washington D.C. and putting up public notices naming random people as cowards for not accepting my challenges.
  • Freefall Algor. ... 2010/09/15 23:18:29 (edited)
    Freefall
    +1
    I guess dueling was getting out of hand.
  • new york gurls 2010/09/14 23:35:19
    new york gurls
    +1
    Alabama

    its illegal to own a butter knife in alabama
  • Freefall new yor... 2010/09/15 23:17:56
    Freefall
    what about a margarine knife?
  • new yor... Freefall 2010/09/17 19:30:03
    new york gurls
    its the same thing
  • Lady-DeathBright 2010/09/14 23:21:04
    Lady-DeathBright
    +1
    Washington
    It’s illegal to pretend that one’s parents are wealthy.

    ...
    WTF?
  • MissJo 2010/09/14 22:55:24
    MissJo
    +1
    CT's made me laugh my ass off XD
  • connie (in name only) BN-0 2010/09/14 22:17:20
    connie (in name only) BN-0
    +1
    "Wisconsin
    Unless a customer specifically requests it, margarine may not be substituted for butter in a restaurant. "

    Hey! I actually get that............. Wisconsin, America's Dairyland. Who wants that fake butter anyway?

    The rest of them? LOL

    butter restaurant hey wisconsin americas dairyland fake butter rest lol
  • Jessicmaka! The cleavage qu... 2010/09/14 21:42:22
    Jessicmaka! The cleavage queen of  ~PHAET~
    +1
    In Nebraska it's illegal to dance after 1am.

    I learned that this morning.
  • Rawr..fear me!!plz?? 2010/09/14 21:39:50
    Rawr..fear me!!plz??
    +1
    what the hell?
  • Sensei 2010/09/14 21:30:50
    Sensei
    +1
    Ding, ding, ding,ding you win again. Love it.
  • wolfshadow 2010/09/14 21:09:05
    wolfshadow
    +1
    It's not just Montana, it's illegal in all 50 states (Federal Law) to open mail addressed to someone else, not just your spouse.

    I like the Chicago law... it requires a man to walk 100 yards in front of a woman driving a motor vehicle while waving a red lantern.
  • Green is a color 2010/09/14 20:45:38
    Green is a color
    +1
    Where do peopel find alll these lawss......
    I kinda have a hard time believing it.....I neeed to go find a big ol book of laws and loook em up.......lol. =]
  • Loki_Laufeyson 2010/09/14 20:44:05
    Loki_Laufeyson
    +1
    Lol I love that!
  • captkirk999 2010/09/14 20:23:57
    captkirk999
    +2
    "Missouri
    Children may buy shotguns in Kansas City, but not toy cap guns"
    who buys their kids a shot gun at that young of age. 21 should be the youngest to own a gun.
  • Weegee ~ PHAET 2010/09/14 20:07:58 (edited)
    Weegee ~ PHAET
    +5
    LOL!



    Here are some from the UK.

    1. It is illegal to die in the Houses of Parliament

    2. It is an act of treason to place a postage stamp bearing the British king queen’s image upside-down

    3. It is illegal for a woman to be topless in Liverpool except as a clerk in a tropical fish store

    4. Eating mince pies on Christmas Day is banned

    5. If someone knocks on your door in Scotland and requires the use of your toilet, you are required to let them enter

    6. In the UK a pregnant woman can legally relieve herself anywhere she wants, including in a policeman’s helmet

    7. The head of any dead whale found on the British coast automatically becomes the property of the King, and the tail of the Queen

    8. It is illegal not to tell the tax man anything you do not want him to know, but legal not to tell him information you do not mind him knowing

    9. It is illegal to enter the Houses of Parliament wearing a suit of armour

    10. It is legal to murder a Scotsman within the ancient city walls of York, but only if he is carrying a bow and arrow

    I particularly like number 10.
  • Astro-B... Weegee ... 2010/09/14 20:18:25
    Astro-Boy PHAET
    +1
    LOL, funny
  • Katie~awkward child♥ 2010/09/14 20:00:13 (edited)
    Katie~awkward child♥
    +3
    :O
    I'm in california. I'm tempted to go eat an orange in a bathtub and see what happens.
  • Jump Back Jack ~ The Minstr... 2010/09/14 19:59:03
    Jump Back Jack ~ The Minstrel of *þᾞमेॐऊ
    +6


    Take THAT Massachusetts!

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