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Series on Funny Laws of United States – Indiana

Indiana Funny Laws:-

– Waitresses may not carry drinks into a restaurant or bar.
– Hotel sheets must be exactly 99 inches long and 81 inches wide.
– If any person has a puppet show, wire dancing or tumbling act in the state of Indiana and receives money for it, they will be fined $3 under the Act to Prevent Certain Immoral Practices.
– A person who dyes, stains, or otherwise alters the natural coloring of a bird or rabbit commits a Class B misdemeanor.
– Anyone 14 or older who profanely curses, damns or swears by the name of God, Jesus Christ or the Holy Ghost, shall be fined one to three dollars for each offense, with a maximum fine of ten dollars per day.
– A sports agent is supposed to give a college 10 days notice before luring a star athlete into the professional ranks.
– A three dollar fine per pack will be imposed on anyone playing cards in Indiana under the Act for the Prevention of Gaming.
– The value of Pi is 3. (Not an actual law but it was a proposal that passed in the house of representatives and was postponed in the Senate.)
– It is illegal for a man to be sexually aroused in public.
– One may not sniff glue.
– A person must get a referral from a licensed physician if he or she wishes to see a hypnotist unless the desired procedure is to quit smoking or lose weight.
– Baths may not be taken between the months of October and March.
– It is illegal to sell cars on Sunday.
– Oral sex is illegal.
– A man over the age of 18 may be arrested for statutory rape if the passenger in his car is not wearing her socks and shoes, and is under the age of 17.
– It is against the law to pass a horse on the street.

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– It is illegal for a liquor store to sell cold soft drinks or milk.
– You can get out of paying for a dependent’s medical care by praying for him/her.
– You may not reverse car into a parking spot.
– Smoking in the state legislature building is banned, except when the legislature is in session.
– Check forgery can be punished with public flogging up to 100 stripes.
– Pedestrians crossing the highway at night are prohibited from wearing tail lights.
– No one may catch a fish with his bare hands.
– Men are prohibited from standing in a bar.
– You are not allowed to carry a cocktail from the bar to a table.
– Drinks on the house are illegal.
– Drinking from your own bottle in a bar can lead to your arrest.
– You are required to pour your drink into a glass.
– “Spiteful Gossip” and “talking behind a person’s back” are illegal.
– State government officials who engage in private duels can be dismissed from their post.
– All males 18 to 50 years old must work six days a year on public roads.
– It is illegal to sell laughing gas with the intent to induce laughter.
– Mustaches are illegal if the bearer has a tendency to habitually kiss other humans.

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April 7, 2009 Posted by | General, Life | , , , | 1 Comment

Series on Funny Laws of United States – Illinois

Illinois Funny Laws:-

– You may be arrested for vagrancy if you do not have at least one dollar bill on your person.
– You must contact the police before entering the city in an automobile.
– The English language is not to be spoken.
– All bachelors should be called master, not mister, when addressed by their female counterparts.
– It is illegal to give a dog whiskey.
– The official language of Illinois is “American”.
– It is illegal for barbers to use their fingers to apply shaving cream to a customer’s face.
– You may be convicted of a Class 4 felony offense, punishable by up to three years in state prison, for the crime of “eavesdropping” on your own conversation.

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March 23, 2009 Posted by | General, Life | , , , | 4 Comments

Series on Funny Laws of United States – Idaho

Idaho Funny Laws:-

– It is Illegal for a man to give his sweetheart a box of candy weighing less than fifty pounds.
– You may not fish on a alligator’s back.
– Riding a merry-go-round on Sundays is considered a crime.
– You can’t buy or sell chickens after sundown without the sheriff’s permission.
– You may not walk down the street with a red-tipped cane.
– Non-married couples in Idaho who engage in sexual intercourse can be jailed for up to six months.

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March 4, 2009 Posted by | General, Life | , , , | Leave a comment

Series on Funny Laws of United States – Hawaii

Hawaii Funny Laws:-

– Billboards are outlawed.
– It’s illegal for a shooting gallery to offer liquor as a prize.
– All residents may be fined as a result of not owning a boat.
– Coins are not allowed to be placed in one’s ears.
– In the past there was a law that required children to obey all “lawful and moral” commands of their parents.
– It is illegal to get a tattoo behind your ear or on your eyelid unless in the presence of a registered physician.

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February 12, 2009 Posted by | General, Life | , , , | 3 Comments

Series on Funny Laws of United States – Georgia

Georgia Funny Laws:-

– If an organization non registered as “non-profit” fails to register their raffle with the local sheriff, that group risks paying up to $10,000 in fines and spending five years in jail.
– While Georgia operates its own lottery, it “protects” its citizens by making it illegal to promote a private lottery.
– The term “sadomasochistic abuse” is defined so broadly, that it could possibly be applied to a person handcuffing another in a clown suit.
– All sex toys are banned.
– Movie houses that want to show films on Sunday must reserve one showing a month for religious material.
– It is illegal to use profanity in front of a dead body which lies in a funeral home or in a coroners office.
– Members of the state assembly cannot be ticketed for speeding while the state assembly is in session.
– Donkeys may not be kept in bathtubs.
– Signs are required to be written in English.
– No one may carry an ice cream cone in their back pocket if it is Sunday.
– You have the right to commit simple battery if provoked by “fighting” words.
– It is illegal to change the clothes on a storefront mannequin unless the shades are down.
– It is illegal to take a bath of orange peel.

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January 16, 2009 Posted by | General, Life | , , , | Leave a comment