ALABAMA: It is illegal to play dominoes on Sunday. It is illegal to wear a fake mustache that causes laughter in church. Putting salt on a railroad track may be punishable by death. ALASKA: In Fairbanks, it is illegal to feed alcoholic beverages to moose. While it is legal to shoot bears, waking a sleeping bear for the purpose of taking a photograph is prohibited. ARIZONA: In Tucson, it is illegal for women to wear pants. In Glendale, it is illegal to drive a car in reverse. ARKANSAS: A man can legally beat his wife, but not more than once a month. In Fayetteville, it is illegal to kill "any living creature". CALIFORNIA: It is a misdemeanor to shoot any kind of game from a moving vehicle, unless the target is a whale. In Pacific Grove, "molesting" butterflies can result in a $500 fine. It is illegal to set a mouse trap without a hunting license. In San Francisco, it is illegal to wipe one's car with used underwear. COLORADO: In Logan County, it is illegal for a man to kiss a woman while she is asleep. CONNECTICUT: In Hartford, it is illegal to educate a dog. In Hartford, it is illegal for a man to kiss his wife on Sunday. DELAWARE: It is illegal to fly over any body of water, unless one is carrying sufficient supplies of food and drink. FLORIDA: In Miami, it is illegal for a man to wear any kind of strapless gown. Unmarried women who parachute on Sundays may be jailed. In Sarasota, it is illegal to sing while wearing a bathing suit. GEORGIA: In Quitman, it is illegal for a chicken to cross the road. It is illegal to change the clothes on a storefront mannequin unless the shades are drawn. HAWAII: It is illegal to appear in public wearing only swimming trunks. It is illegal to own a mongoose without a permit. IDAHO: Boxes of candy given as romantic gifts must weigh more than fifty pounds. ILLINOIS: In Chicago, it is illegal to fish in one's pajamas. In Guernee, it is illegal for women weighing more than 200 pounds to ride horses in shorts. INDIANA: In Gary, it is illegal to attend the theatre within four hours of eating garlic. IOWA: In Fort Madison, firemen are required to practice for fifteen minutes before attending a fire. KANSAS: In Natoma, it is illegal to throw a knife at anyone wearing a striped shirt. KENTUCKY: State law stipulates that a person is considered sober until he or she "cannot hold onto the ground". It is illegal to remarry the same man four times. LOUISIANA: It is considered "simple assault" to bite someone. New Orleans, it is "aggressive assault" if the biter has false teeth. MAINE: In Rumford, it is illegal for a tenant to bite his/her landlord. In Waterville, it is illegal to blow one's nose in public. MARYLAND: In Halethrope, it is illegal to kiss for more than one second. MASSACHUSETTES: In Salem, even married couples are prohibited from sleeping in the nude in rented rooms. MICHIGAN: A state law stipulates that a women's hair legally belongs to her husband. In Port Huron, the speed limit for ambulances is twenty mph. Under state law, dentists are officially classified as "mechanics". MINNESOTA: Women may face up to thirty days in jail if they impersonate Santa Claus. It is illegal to tease skunks. MISSISSIPPI: It is still legal to kill one's "servant". MISSOURI: Missouri considers drunkenness an "inalienable right". MONTANA: It is a felony for a wife to open her husbands mail. In Whitehall, it is illegal to operate a vehicle with ice picks attached to the wheels. NEBRASKA: In Waterloo, barbers are forbidden from eating onions between 7am and 7pm. NEVADA: In Eureka, men who wear mustaches are forbidden from kissing women. Everyone walking on the streets of Elko is required to wear a mask. NEW HAMPSHIRE: It is illegal to sell the clothes one is wearing to pay off a gambling debt. It is illegal to check into a hotel under an assumed name. NEW JERSEY: It is against the law to "frown" at a police officer. In Trenton, it is illegal to throw a bad pickle in the street. NEW MEXICO: The Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary is banned in Carlsbad. NEW YORK: In New York City, "It is disorderly conduct for one man to greet another on the street by placing the end of his thumb against the tip of his nose, at the same time extending and wiggling the fingers of his hand". NORTH CAROLINA: In Asheville, it is illegal to sneeze on city streets. NORTH DAKOTA: It is illegal to lie down and fall asleep with your shoes on. It is illegal to serve beer and pretzels at the same time in any bar, restaurant, or club. OHIO: In Cleveland, women are forbidden from wearing patent leather shoes, lest men see reflections of their underwear. In Youngstown, it is illegal to run out of gas. OKLAHOMA: People who make "ugly faces" at dogs may be fined and/or jailed. PENNSYLVANIA: In Morristown, women need a permit to wear cosmetics. Ministers are forbidden from performing marriages when either the bride or groom is drunk. RHODE ISLAND: It is illegal to throw pickle juice on a trolley. SOUTH CAROLINA: Every citizen is obliged to carry his gun to church. No horses are allowed into Fountain Inn unless they are wearing pants. In Charleston, all carriage horses must wear diapers. SOUTH DAKOTA: It is illegal to lie down and fall asleep in a cheese factory. TENNESSEE: It is illegal to use a lasso to catch fish. In Dyersburg, it is illegal for a woman to call a man for a date. Also in Memphis, it is illegal for a women to drive by herself; "a man must walk or run in front of the vehicle, waving a red flag in order to warn approaching pedestrians and motorists". TEXAS: A recently pass anticrime law requires criminals to give their victims 24 hours notice, either orally or in writing, and to explain the nature of the crime to be committed. It is illegal to milk another person's cow. UTAH: A husband is responsible for every criminal act committed by his wife while she is in his presence. VERMONT: Women must obtain written permission from their husbands to wear false teeth.
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