Disclaimer: Many of these laws are verified as still being valid and on the books (though typically not enforced), but some have been taken from sources that do not include law citations. These are posted for entertainment only. We wouldn’t recommend relying on these laws to pursue any legal remedies or as evidence in court, unless you like to be ridiculed and made fun of.
It Is Illegal To Have A sleeping Donkey In Your Bathtub After 7pm
Within four hours of eating garlic, a person may not enter a movie house, theater, or ride a public streetcar.
Gary, Indiana, United States
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.
Citizens can be hit with a $120 ticket for having an improperly displayed and outdated city sticker on their car.
Humming on public streets is prohibited on Sundays
City of Bettendorf
Liquor stores may not place advertisements for beer outside the store.
City of Dubuque
Any hotel in the city limits must have a water bucket and a hitching post in front of the building.
Horses are forbidden to eat fire hydrants.
Fargo, North Dakota
One may be jailed for wearing a hat while dancing, or even for wearing a hat to a function where dancing is taking place
Baldwin Park, California
Nobody is allowed to ride a bicycle in a swimming pool.
Silly California Law
Women may not drive in a house coat.
Within the city limits, a man may not wink at any woman he does not know.