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talk about government sticking their noses in where it isn't needed!!!!

Posted by on May. 12, 2014 at 2:55 AM
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It is illegal to serve alcohol to a moose in Fairbanks, Alaska. why does that even need to be a law....who would even try that?

I am a bit of a collector of useless trivia... who has some tidbits for me?

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Nyk1187
by Member on May. 12, 2014 at 3:04 AM
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It is illegal to commit adultery in the state of wisconsin (a class I felony). However, only 2 people have ever been tried for it - they were a husband and wife who were both trying to get each other charged for cheating. The judge charged them both to teach a lesson. (This was several decades ago but the law still exists)
ditsyjo
by Gold Member on May. 12, 2014 at 3:11 AM

 thanks that is a fun tidbit

Quoting Nyk1187: It is illegal to commit adultery in the state of wisconsin (a class I felony). However, only 2 people have ever been tried for it - they were a husband and wife who were both trying to get each other charged for cheating. The judge charged them both to teach a lesson. (This was several decades ago but the law still exists)

 

jesusismyfriend
by Bronze Member on May. 12, 2014 at 6:45 AM
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Dumb laws for pa:


It is illegal to have over 16 women live in a house together because that constitutes a brothel.
Motorized vehicles are not to be sold on Sundays.
It it illegal to sleep on top of a refrigerator outdoors.
You may not catch a fish with your hands.
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, andcontinue.
You may not catch a fish by any body part except the mouth.
A special cleaning ordinance bans housewives from hiding dirt and dust under a rug in a dwelling.
Dynamite is not to be used to catch fish.
You may not sing in the bathtub.
Though you do not need a fishing license to fish on your own land, but a hunting license is required to hunt on your own land.
Fireworks stores may not sell fireworks to Pennsylvania residents.
A person is not eligible to become Governor if he/she has participated in a duel.
Any motorist who sights a team of horses coming toward him must pull well off the road, cover his car with a blanket or canvas that blends with the countryside, and let the horses pass.
Ministers are forbidden from performing marriages when either the bride or groom is drunk.
No more than two packages of beer at a time may be purchased, unless you are buying from an official “beer distributor”.
It is contrary to Pennsylvania law to discharge a gun, cannon, revolver or other explosive weapon at a wedding.

momofsixangels
by Ruby Member on May. 12, 2014 at 8:40 AM

  1. It is impossible to lick your elbow (busted)
  2. A crocodile can't stick it's tongue out.
  3. A shrimp's heart is in it's head.
  4. People say "Bless you" when you sneeze because when you sneeze,your heart stops for a mili-second.
  5. In a study of 200,000 ostriches over a period of 80 years, no one reported a single case where an ostrich buried its head in the sand.
  6. It is physically impossible for pigs to look up into the sky.
  7. A pregnant goldfish is called a twit. (busted?)
  8. More than 50% of the people in the world have never made or received a telephone call.
  9. Rats and horses can't vomit.
  10. If you sneeze too hard, you can fracture a rib.
momofsixangels
by Ruby Member on May. 12, 2014 at 8:40 AM

  1. You breathe on average about 5 million times a year.
  2. Months that begin on a Sunday always have a Friday the 13th in them.
  3. You are born with 300 bones, by the time you are an adult you will have 206.
  4. The average lead pencil will write a line about 35 miles long or write approximately 50,000 English words.
  5. One fourth of the bones in your body are in your feet.
  6. The average person spends 2 weeks of their lifetime waiting for the light to change from red to green.
  7. It takes more calories to eat a piece of celery than the celery has in it.
  8. The present population is expected to rise to 15 Billion by the year 2080.
  9. The largest recorded snowflake was 15 inches wide and 8 inches thick.
  10. The tip of a bullwhip moves so fast that the sound it makes is actually a tiny sonic boom.
  11. Native Americans used to name their children after the first thing they saw as they left their tepees after their children were born, hence the names Sitting Bull and Running Water.
  12. The Matami Tribe of West Africa play their own version of football, instead of a normal football they use a human skull.
  13. Coca-Cola would be green if the food colorant wasn't added.
  14. During the 17th Century, the Sultan of Turkey ordered his hole harem of women to be drowned and replaced with a new one.
  15. Coffins used for cremation are usually made with plastic handles.
  16. "Almost" is the longest word in the English language with all the letters in alphabetical order.
  17. Human thigh bones are stronger than concrete.
  18. Cockroaches can live several weeks with their heads cut off.
  19. It is impossible to sneeze with your eyes open. We dare you, give it a try!
  20. A Ten Gallon Hat will only hold 3/4 of a Gallon
momofsixangels
by Ruby Member on May. 12, 2014 at 8:41 AM

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virginiamama71
by on May. 12, 2014 at 10:44 AM

 LOL

virginiamama71
by on May. 12, 2014 at 10:45 AM

 rolling on floor

Quoting jesusismyfriend:

Dumb laws for pa:

It It it illegal to sleep on top of a refrigerator outdoors.

 

ditsyjo
by Gold Member on May. 12, 2014 at 11:25 AM
Those are great keep them coming!!!
DonnasMommy16
by New Member on May. 12, 2014 at 11:27 AM
Apparently in the state I live in, Indiana, it is illegal to have oral sex. Send me to jail! LOL
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