It is illegal for a driver to be blindfolded while operating a vehicle.
It is illegal to wear a fake moustache that causes laughter in church.
Putting salt on a railway track may be punishable by death.
Boogers may not be flicked into the wind.
You cannot chain your alligator to a fire hydrant.
Peanuts are not allowed to be sold in Lee County, Alabama after sunset on Wednesdays.
You may not have an ice cream cone in your back pocket at any time.
It is legal to drive the wrong way on a one way street if you have a lantern on the front of your car.
You can't look at a moose from an aeroplane.
Kangaroos are not allowed in barber shops at any time.
It is illegal to wake a bear and take a picture for photo opportunities.
It is an offence to push a live moose out of a moving aeroplane.
It is illegal to mispronounce Arkansas while in Arkansas
It is illegal for a woman wearing a red dress to be out on the streets after 7 p.m.
It is illegal to let your cat run loose in Denver unless it has a taillight.
A dogcatcher must notify the dog, three days before they capture them, of their intentions.
It is illegal to drive a black car on Sunday in Denver.
You can be stopped by the police for biking over 65 miles per hour.
You are not allowed to walk across a street on your hands.
A pickle is not officially a pickle unless it bounces
Women may be fined for falling asleep under a hair dryer, as can the salon owner.
An unmarried woman may not parachute on Sunday or she shall risk arrest, fine, and/or jailing.
If an elephant is left tied to a parking meter, the parking fee has to be paid just as it would for a vehicle.
It is illegal to sing in a public place while attired in a swimsuit.
Men may not be seen publicly in any kind of strapless gown.
In Miami, it is forbidden to imitate an animal.
It is illegal to fart in a public place after 6:00pm on a Thursday.
It is illegal to have sexual intercourse with a porcupine.
It is illegal for a woman to bungie jump naked on Sunday before midday.
In Miami it is illegal to park your elephant on 8th Street on Sundays after 1pm.
It is illegal to tie a giraffe to a lamp post.
It is illegal to take a bath of orange peel.
In Peachtree City, it is illegal to be homeless.
In Hawaii you will be fined if you do not own a boat.
It is illegal for anyone to give lighted cigars to dogs, cats, and other domesticated animal kept as pets.
It is illegal to eat in a restaurant if it is on fire.
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.
Carbondale - No one may stand on the sidewalk on the 500 block of Illinois Ave.
Champaign - One may not pee in his neighbor's mouth.
Chicago - All businesses entering into contracts with the city must sift through their records and report any business they had dealing with slaves during the era of slavery.
It is illegal to give a dog whiskey.
It is forbidden to fish while sitting on a giraffe's neck.
Kites may not be flown within the city limits.
Pullman - It is illegal to drink beer out of a bucket while sitting on the curb.
It is legal to protest naked in front of city hall as long as you are under seventeen years of age and have legal permits.
Cicero - Humming on public streets is prohibited on Sundays.
Crete - It is considered an offense to attempt to have sex with one's dog.
Cars may not be driven through the town.
Des Plaines - Wheelbarrows with For-Sale signs may not be chained to trees.
Evanston - Bowling is forbidden.
It is unlawful to change clothes in an automobile with the curtains drawn, except in case of fire.
Fairfield - It is unlawful for negroes to be within county boundaries from sundown to sunrise.
Galesburg - No person may keep a smelly dog.
It is illegal to burn bird feathers.
Jostling others is illegal.
No bicyclist may practice "fancy riding" on any city street.
There is a $1,000 dollar fine for beating rats with baseball bats.
Horner - It is against the law to use a slingshot unless you are a law enforcement officer.
Kenilworth - A rooster must step back three hundred feet from any residence if he wishes to crow.
Kirkland - Bees are not allowed to fly over the village or through any of Kirkland's streets.
Moline - Ice skating at the Riverside pond during the months of June and August is prohibited.
There is a ban on unnecessary repetitive driving on 23rd Avenue.
Normal - It is against the law to make faces at dogs.
Zion - It is illegal for anyone to give lighted cigars to dogs, cats, or any other domesticated animals.
Bathing is prohibited during the winter.
Citizens are not allowed to attend a cinema or theatre nor ride in a public streetcar within at least four hours after eating garlic.
(South Bend) Indiana, it is illegal to make a monkey smoke a cigarette.
Men are not allowed to be "discernibly turgent" in public.
Kisses may last for as much as, but no more than, five minutes.
It is a violation of the law to sell or distribute drugs or narcotics without having first obtained the appropriate Iowa drug tax stamp.
A man with a moustache may never kiss a woman in public.
One-armed piano players must perform for free.
(Dubuque) Any hotel in the city limits must have a water bucket and a hitching post in front of the building.
(Indianola) the ”Ice Cream Man” and his truck are banned.
(Fort Madison) The fire department is required to practice fire fighting for fifteen minutes before attending a fire.
(Marshalltown) Horses are forbidden to eat fire hydrants.
Within the city limits of Ottumwa a man may not wink at any woman he does not know.
It is illegal to put ice cream on cherry pie in Kansas.
In Wichita, at the intersection of Douglas and Broadway, all motorists are required to stop at the intersection, exit their vehicles, and fire three shotgun rounds, before continuing on their way.
It is illegal to hunt whales.
By law, anyone who has been drinking is "sober" until he or she "cannot hold onto the ground".
It is illegal to transport an ice cream cone in your pocket.
It is illegal to shoot game out of the window of a moving vehicle, with the exception of a whale
A woman can not buy a hat without the husband's permission
It is illegal to rob a bank and then shoot at the bank teller with a water pistol.
Biting someone with your natural teeth is "simple assault", while biting someone with your false teeth is "aggravated assault".
After January 14th you will be charged a fine for having your Christmas decorations still up.
You may not step out of a plane in flight.
Shotguns are required to be taken to church in the event of a Native American attack.
In Augusta to stroll down the street playing a violin is against the law.
In Portland shoelaces must be tied while walking down the street.
You cannot swear while inside the city limits of Baltimore.
You cannot throw a bail of hay out of a second story window in Annapolis.
Mourners at a wake may not eat more than three sandwiches.
Snoring is prohibited unless all bedroom windows are closed and securely locked.
Goatees are illegal unless you first pay a special license fee for the privilege of wearing one in public.
You may not, at any time take a crap on your neighbour.
It is illegal to put tomatoes in clam chowder.
It is legal for the blind to hunt, and they don't need anyone with them.
A woman isn't allowed to cut her own hair without her husband's permission.
There is a 10 cent bounty for each rat's head brought into a town office.
Any person over the age of 12 may have a license for a handgun as long as he/she has not been convicted of a felony.
It is illegal to kill a dog using a decompression chamber.
There is a law that makes it legal for a farmer to sleep with his pigs, cows, horses, goats, and chickens.
Couples are banned from making love in an automobile unless the act takes place while the vehicle is parked on the couple's own property.
Wilfully destroying your old radio is prohibited.
It is illegal for a man to scowl at his wife on Sunday.
It is illegal to let your pig run free in Detroit unless it has a ring in its nose.
Any person seen throwing an octopus onto the ice at a Red Wings game will be taken to jail.
No person shall throw an abandoned hoop skirt into any street or on any sidewalk, under penalty of a five- dollar fine for each offense.
It is illegal to paint sparrows to sell them as parakeets.
All bathing suits must have been inspected by the head of police.
Anyone can keep their cow on Main Street downtown at a cost of 3 cents per day.
Alligators may not be tied to fire hydrants.
It is illegal to walk across the Minnesota-Wisconsin border with a duck on your head.
It is illegal to have sex in any other position other than missionary.
It is illegal to drive a red car down main street on Sundays.
It is illegal to have two or more forms of state issued identification.
It is illegal to be a beggar or a fortune teller, or to be a prostitute in a public place.
If an individual leaves his residence or place of business without the direct intent of injuring or killing someone, they can not be tried for any offence.
In Maryville women may not wear corsets because this would deny the normal red-blooded American male the privilege of admiring the curvaceous unencumberd body of a young woman.
"When you get out of prison you are granted a horse and $100 or a bus ticket to anywhere."
A parent can be arrested if his child cannot hold back a burp during a church service.
In Newark it is illegal to buy ice cream after 6:00 p.m.
It's also illegal in this state to throw a bad pickle on the street.
In Berkley Heights you may not walk your cattle on the street on Sunday.
Females are strictly forbidden to appear unshaven in public.
It has been outlawed for people to dance around a Sombrero.
A fine of $25 can be levied for flirting. A second conviction for a crime of this magnitude calls for the violating male to be forced to wear a "pair of horse-blinders" wherever and whenever he goes outside for a stroll.
Jumping off a building is punishable by death (this includes the Empire State building).
It is illegal to shoot a rabbit from a moving trolley.
Elephants may not be used to plough cotton fields.
All couples staying overnight in a hotel must have a room with double beds that are at least two feet apart. Making love in the space between the beds is strictly forbidden.
It's against the law to sing off key.
In Barber, North Carolina fights between cats and dogs are prohibited.
In Charlotte, NC, women must have their bodies covered with at least 16 yards of cloth at all times.
If a man and woman who are not married to each other live together "lewdly and lasciviously" they can be fined $1,000 and be sentenced to up to 60 days in jail.
Beer & pretzels can't be served at the same time in any bar or restaurant.
Women are prohibited from wearing patent leather shoes in public.
In Columbus, Ohio it is illegal to sell cornflakes on Sunday.
In Marysville, Ohio it is illegal for a dog to urinate on a parking meter.
It is illegal to fish for whales on Sundays.
It is legal to throw a snake at someone but it is illegal to shake a snake at someone.
It is illegal for women to wear footwear of any kind with an open toe.
It's against the law to kill a housefly within 160 feet of a church without a licence.
It is illegal to get a fish drunk.
It is illegal for more than five women to live in a house.
Owners of tigers must notify authorities within one hour if the tiger escapes.
Riding on the roof of a taxi cab is not allowed.
No one may be arrested on Sunday or on the Fourth of July.
It is illegal to mistreat anything of great importance.
Participating in or conducting a duel is prohibited.
If you ignore an orator on Decoration day to such an extent as to publicly play croquet or pitch horseshoes within one mile of the speaker's stand, you can be fined $25.00.
No person while operating a motor vehicle shall fail to slow down and stop said vehicle when signalled to do so upon meeting or overtaking a horse-drawn vehicle or person on horseback and to remain stationary until such vehicle or person has passed, provided such signal to stop is given in good faith, under circumstances of necessity, and only as often and for such length of time as is required of such vehicle or person to pass, whether it is approaching from the front or rear.
Females are forbidden from doing their own hair without being licensed by the state.
Bexley - Ordinance number 223, of 09/09/19 prohibits the installation and usage of slot machines in outhouses.
Canton - It is a misdemeanor to play any game in a public park without the Superintendent's permission.
Clinton County - Any person who leans against a public building will be subject to fines.
Cleveland - It's illegal to catch mice without a hunting license.
Fairview Park - It's against the law to honk your horn "excessively".
Ironton - Cross-dressing is against the law.
Lima - Any map that does not have Lima clearly stated on the map cannot be sold.
Lowell - It is unlawful to run a horse over five miles per hour.
Marion - You cannot eat a doughnut and walk backwards on a city street.
North Canton - It is against the law to roller skate without notifying the police.
McDonald - Your goose may not paraded down Main Street.
Oxford - It's illegal for a woman to strip off her clothing while standing in front of a man's picture.
Oxford - It is unlawful for a woman to appear in public while unshaven. This includes legs and face.
Paulding - A policeman may bite a dog to quiet him. However, the reverse is not true, even if it's a police dog.
Strongsville - Catch 22 is banned.
Youngstown - You may not run out of gas/petrol.
Violators can be fined, arrested or jailed for making ugly faces at a dog.
Females are forbidden from doing their own hair without being licensed by the state.
Dogs must have a permit signed by the mayor in order to congregate in groups of three or more on private property.
It is illegal to kiss anyone of not purely American nationality on the 4th July.
You must let your dishes drip dry.
A special cleaning ordinance bans housewives from hiding dirt and dust under a rug in a dwelling.
No man may purchase alcohol without written consent from his wife.
If a motorist sees a horse coming down the road, the driver must pull off to the side of the road and cover the vehicle with canvas. If the horse is still scared the driver must get out of his car and take it apart until the horse isn't scared any more.
In the Mount Pocono region any group of 5 or more Native Americans are to be considered a raiding party and may be killed on the spot.
In Philadelphia, you can't put pretzels in bags
It is illegal to sleep on top of a refrigerator outdoors.
Any motorist driving along a country road at night must stop every mile and send up a rocket signal, wait 10 minutes for the road to be cleared of livestock, and continue.
All fire hydrants must be checked one hour before all fires.
Every outlet or switch (which can be purchased for 59 cents) that is installed, requires an electrical inspection fee of 1 dollar and 33 cents.
It is required that a woman have a permit to wear cosmetics.
One cannot run for governor unless he/she has participated in a duel.
In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania it is illegal to bring a burro onto a streetcar.
It is illegal to catch a fish with any body part, including your hands, except for your mouth.
It is illegal to sing in the bathtub.
Any marriage where either of the parties is an idiot or lunatic is null and void.
It's illegal to purchase a garbage disposal made in Cape Verde (under the State Constitution.)
It is legal to beat your wife on a Sunday morning on the steps of the state house.
No horses are allowed into Fountain Inn unless they are wearing pants.
It is illegal to lie down and fall asleep in a cheese factory.
Movies that show police officers being struck, beaten, or treated in an offensive manner are forbidden.
It is illegal to catch a fish with a lasso.
Driving is not to be done while asleep.
It is illegal for a woman to drive a car unless there is a man either running or walking in front of it waving a red flag to warn approaching motorists and pedestrians.
It's illegal for frogs to croak after 11 p.m.
It is illegal to give any pie to fellow diners. It is also illegal to take unfinished pie home. All pie must be eaten on the premises.
A city ordinance states that a person cannot go barefoot without first obtaining a special five-dollar permit.
It is illegal to take more than three sips of beer at a time while standing.
It is legal to commit a homicide as long as you tell the person when, and how you are going to kill them.
In Houston you cannot buy beer after midnight on Sunday, but you can buy it on Monday.
If two trains going in opposite directions on the same track meet each other, one can't move until the other does.
It is illegal to carry a pair of wire-cutters in your back pocket.
In Dallas County it is illegal to own any realistic looking, phallic shaped, personal massager more than one foot in length.
In Corpus Christie it is illegal to raise alligators in your home.
It is illegal to have anything protruding from your bumper unless it is attached with a chain.
It is legal for the blind to go hunting as long as they have someone with them who isn't blind. (Compare with the similar law in Michigan.)
It is legal for a husband to beat his wife as long as he uses something no bigger than his thumb.
When you are released from jail, you must be given a horse and a shotgun, if you request it.
It is legal to fire a gun at someone if they are handed it to them by the victim first.
It is illegal to milk another persons cow.
It is illegal to shoot a buffalo from the 2nd story of a hotel.
It is illegal to drive without windscreen wipers. You don't need a windscreen but, you must have the wipers.
Lawmakers made it obligatory for everybody to take at least one bath each week -- on Saturday night.
Women may not wear false teeth unless they have written permission from their husbands.
All lollipops are banned.
It is mandatory for a motorist with criminal intentions to stop at the city limits and telephone the chief of police as he is entering the town.
It is illegal to catch a fish by throwing a rock at it.
In Seattle it is illegal to carry a concealed weapon that is over 6 feet in length.
In Seattle if a woman is sitting on a man's lap while riding a bus, train, or trolley, there must be a pillow between them.
In Bellingham it is illegal for a woman to take any steps that are not in the backwards direction while dancing.
No children may attend school with their breath smelling of wild onions.
It is illegal to put an ice cream cone in your pocket on Sundays.
It is illegal to spit on any sidewalk which women may walk down.