In America, if you are stopped by the police while driving you cannot get out of your own car, even if the temperature tops 77 degrees, unless a Policeman asks you to.
In Connecticut, You can be stopped by the police for biking over 65 miles per hour.
It is unlawful to lend your vacuum cleaner to your next-door neighbor in Denver.
In Woodstock, NY it is illegal to walk your bear on the street without a leash.
In California, community leaders passed an ordinance that makes it illegal for anyone to try and stop a child from playfully jumping over puddles of water.
In Connecticut, you are not allowed to walk across a street on your hands.
In Florida, women may be fined for falling asleep under a hair dryer, as can the salon owner.
In New York, a fine of $25 can be levied for flirting. This old law specifically prohibits men from turning around on any city street and looking "at a woman in that way." 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.
It is illegal to sing in a public place while attired in a swimsuit in Sarasota Florida.
Men may not be seen publicly in any kind of strapless gown in Florida.
Females are forbidden from doing their own hair without being licensed by the state in Ohio.
In fire-sensitive Chicago, it is against the law to eat in an establishment that is on fire.
In Illinois, it is illegal for anyone to give lighted cigars to dogs, cats, and other domesticated animal kept as pets.
Women in Joliet, Illinois, can be arrested for trying on more than six dresses in one store.
Anyone interupting a meeting of the British Columbia Grasshopper Control Committee can be arrested.
In Indiana, bathing is prohibited during the winter.
Winnetka, Illinois theater managers can kick out any patron who has "odoriferous feet."
It is illegal for a man to drink with a woman in an Edmonton beer parlour in Alberta.
Biting someone with your natural teeth is "simple assault," while biting someone with your false teeth is "aggravated assault" in Louisiana.
In Iowa, kisses may last for as much as, but no more than, five minutes.
In Kentucky, 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 in Kentucky.
An ordinance in Lawrence, Kansas, forbids anyone to carry bees in his hat while on the city streets.
In Louisiana, it is illegal to rob a bank and then shoot at the bank teller with a water pistol.
In Winnipeg, it is against the law to go naked in your own home if you leave the blinds up.
In Nebraska, a parent can be arrested if his child cannot hold back a burp during a church service.
In Owensboro, Kentucky, it is illegal for a woman to buy a new hat without her husband trying it on first.
As late as 1932, jail-breaking in Texas was not a crime if the prisoner escaped without using a gun.
In Seattle, goldfish can ride the city buses in bowls only if they keep still.
In Burnaby all dogs must be under control by 10 pm or the owners will be penalized.
Snoring is prohibited unless all bedroom windows are closed and securely locked in Massachusetts.
In Hawaii it is against the law for you to insert pennies in your ear.
Women are prohibited from wearing patent leather shoes in public in Ohio.
An old ordinance in Massachusetts declares goatees illegal unless you first pay a special license fee for the privilege of wearing one in public.
In New Jersey it's illegal to buy ice cream after 6 pm unless you have a written note from your doctor.
In Calgary, it is unlawful to throw snowballs or set off firecrackers within the city, without the authorization of the mayor or City Council.
Georgia has a law prohibiting people from saying "Oh boy" in public.
It is illegal to mispronounce the name of the state of Arkansas.
You can't use elephants to plow cotton fields in North Carolina.
A by-law forbids anyone from striking the sidewalk with a metal object in Winnipeg.
In Los Angeles, customers in meat markets are prohibited from poking a turkey to see how tender it is.
Under California state law, it is illegal to peel an orange in a hotel room.
In Quitman, Georgia, it is against the law for a chicken to cross any road within the city limits.
It's against the law to get a fish drunk in Oklahoma.
No man may purchase alcohol without written consent from his wife in Pennsylvania.
It is illegal for women to wear false teeth without the written permission of their husbands in Vermont.
Dogs must have a permit signed by the mayor in order to congregate in groups of three or more on private property in Oklahoma.
In Pennsylvania a special cleaning ordinance bans housewives from hiding dirt and dust under a rug in a dwelling.
Under Alabama law, anyone who wears a false mustache in church and causes "unseemly laughter" is subject to arrest.
It is illegal to take more than three sips of beer at a time while standing in Texas.
Key West, Florida, has an ordinance prohibiting turtle racing within the city limits.
All bicycle riders must signal with the arm before making a turn, and a bicycle rider must keep both hands on the handlebars at all times" in Edmonton.
It is illegal to curse in front of or indecently expose a corpse in Texas.
A city ordinance states that a person cannot go barefoot without first obtaining a special five dollar permit in Texas.
It's against the law to catch fish with your bare hands in Kansas.
It is illegal to try and catch fish with your hands in Saskatoon.
You are not allowed to play a musical instrument in a park in Windsor, Ontario.