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[MOL] What were they thinking???



Read these while imagining what activity could have possibly prompted these
goofy laws!! (Except for pumping gas in NJ -- I like not having to get out
of my car in snow and rain... of course i do miss that gasoline smell...)
Love you, Joicy


NEW YORK -
 * It is against the law to throw a ball at someone's head for fun.
 * The penalty for jumping off a building is death.


 NEW JERSEY -
 * You cannot pump your own gas. All gas stations are full service only.
 * In Ocean City, it is against the law to slurp your soup at a
   restaurant.


 CALIFORNIA -
 * It is illegal to set a mousetrap without a hunting license.
 * Women may not drive in a house coat.


 FLORIDA -
 * 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.


 OHIO -
 * Women are prohibited from wearing patent leather shoes in public.
 * It is illegal to get a fish drunk.


 KANSAS -
 * Pedestrians crossing the highways at night must wear tail lights.
 * No one may catch fish with his bare hands.


 OKLAHOMA -
 * Violators can be arrested and/or jailed for making ugly faces at a dog.
 * State law prohibits anyone taking a bite out of another's hamburger.


 ALABAMA -
 * It is illegal to wear a fake moustache that causes laughter in church.
 * Boogers may not be flicked into the wind. Really.



 WISCONSIN -
 * In Racine, it is illegal to wake a fireman when he is asleep.
 * Butter substitutes are not allowed to be served in state prisons.


 VIRGINIA -
 * It is illegal to sell peanut brittle on Sundays.
 * Flipping a coin in a restaurant to see who pays for coffee is outlawed.


 TEXAS -
 * It is illegal have more than three sips of beer at a time while
   standing.
 * It is illegal for person to go barefoot without first obtaining a
   permit.


 ILLINOIS -
 * It is against the law to use a slingshot unless you are a police
   officer.
 * Law forbids eating in a place that is on fire.


 IOWA -
 * Public kisses may last for as much as, but no more than, five minutes.
 * One-armed piano players must perform for free.


 WASHINGTON -
 * It is illegal to paint polka dots on the American flag.
 * People may not buy a mattress on Sunday.


 MASSACHUSETTS -
 * Mourners at a wake may not eat more than three sandwiches.
 * It is illegal to go to bed without first having a full bath.


                                 And finally:

 ARIZONA -
 * It is illegal to hunt camels within the state borders.
 * In Tucson, women may not wear pants.
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