Dumb Laws That Are Still on the Books

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December 1st, 2005   #1
bulldogg
 
 

Dumb Laws That Are Still on the Books info


It is illegal to leave your house if you are not wearing underwear.
Thailand

Cars whose license plates end with a 1 or 2 are not allowed on the roads on Monday, 3 or 4 on Tuesday, 5 or 6 on Wednesday, 7 or 8 on Thursday, and 9 or 0 on Friday from 7:00 A.
Phillipines

If you forget you car-keys inside the car and you leave the car open, you will be punished.
Switzerland

A man may not relieve himself while standing up, after 10 P.
Switzerland

Traffic police are required to report all bribes that they receive from motorists.
South Korea

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.
UK

Committing suicide is classified as a capital crime.
UK

Licenses must be bought in order to own television sets, and even VCRs.
Norway

Water guns may not be used in New Year's celebrations.
Cambodia

Anyone in company with someone who possesses narcotics, even if they are unaware that their companion has them, can be tried for the same crime.
Morroco

It is illegal to shout offensive words in any public place.
Mexico

There is no age of consent.
Japan

A man may be arrested for wearing a skirt.
Italy

Only licensed electricians may change a light bulb.
Australia

All electronic games are banned.
Greece

A driver who needs to turn through oncoming traffic has the right of way unless he slows down or stops.
Belgium

Citizens may not publicly remove bandages.
Canada

Attempt to escape from prison is not illegal, however, if one he is caught he is required to serve out the remainder of his term.
Denmark

No pig may be addressed as Napoleon by its owner.
France

A pillow can be considered a "passive" weapon.
Germany

Any person who shall pretend or exercise to use any type of witchcraft, sorcery, enchantment, or pretend knowledge in any occult or or craft or science shall for any such offense suffer imprisonment at the time of one whole year and also shall be obliged to obscursion for his/her good behavior.
Ireland

If you have been maintaining an illegal radio station for five or more years, the station becomes legal.
Israel

Any woman who wears pants faces a possible punishment of having the pants ripped off her and torn to pieces by soldiers.
Swaziland

Citizens may not make offensive gestures at a passing state motorcade.
Zimbabwe

Taxi drivers must pay royalties if they play music in their cars for paying customers.
Finland


"The purpose of fighting is to win. There is no possible victory in defense. The sword is more important than the shield and skill is more important than either. The final weapon is the brain. All else is supplemental." - John Steinbeck
 
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December 1st, 2005   #2
tomtom22
 
 
I am sure MightyMacbeth will be interested in this one:

Quote:
No pig may be addressed as Napoleon by its owner.
France


"It doesn't take a hero to order men into battle. It takes a hero to be one of those men who goes into battle." - Norman Schwarskopf, Commander of Desert Storm Operations
 
December 1st, 2005   #3
Navy Boy
 
 
Quote:
Originally Posted by tomtom22
I am sure MightyMacbeth will be interested in this one:

Quote:
No pig may be addressed as Napoleon by its owner.
France
MightyMacbeth got


This is Vice Admiral J. Kevin Moran

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December 2nd, 2005   #4
bigcanada813
 
 
good stuff


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December 2nd, 2005   #5
Charge 7
 
 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Navy Boy
Quote:
Originally Posted by tomtom22
I am sure MightyMacbeth will be interested in this one:

Quote:
No pig may be addressed as Napoleon by its owner.
France
MightyMacbeth got


"Do not forget your dogs of war, your big guns, which are the most-to-be respected arguments of the rights of kings."

- Frederick the Great, King of Prussia

 
January 10th, 2007   #6
Sevens
 
 
Those are awesome!


Not liking me will always be your problem. Never mine.
 
February 9th, 2007   #7
Team Infidel
 
 
great stuff