Weird Laws

    Weird Laws

    There are 77 Weird Laws!

    In Utah, it is illegal to swear in front of a dead person.
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    In 1911, pigtails were banned in China because they were seen as a link with its feudal past.
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    In Scotland it is illegal to be a drunk in possession of a cow.
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    Anyone under the age of 21 who takes out household trash containing even a single empty alcohol beverage container can be charged with illegal possession of alcohol in Missouri.
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    Oral sex was illegal in 18 states under old sodomy law until 2003 when they were invalidated.
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    In Hong Kong, a betrayed wife is legally allowed to kill her adulterous husband, but may only do so with her bare hands. (The husband's lover, on the other hand, may be killed in any manner desired.)
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    In Breton, Alabama, there is a law on the town's books against riding down the street in a motorboat.
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    In Saudi Arabia, a woman reportedly may divorce her husband if he does not keep her supplied with coffee.
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    You can't plow a cotton field with an elephant in North Carolina.
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    In New York, it is against the law for children to pick up or collect cigarette and cigar butts.
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    In San Francisco, there is an ordinance, which bans the picking up and throwing of used confetti.
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    It's illegal to drink beer out of a bucket while you're sitting on a curb in St. Louis!
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