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Stupid local laws
        In Ottumwa, Iowa, "It is unlawful for any male
person, within the corporate limits of the (city), to
wink at any female person with whom he is unacquainted."
        In Los Angeles, you cannot bathe two babies in
the same tub at the same time.
        In Zion, Ill., it is illegal for anyone to give
lighted cigars to dogs, cats, and other domesticated
animals kept as pets.
        In Carmel, N.Y., a man can't go outside while
wearing a jacket and pants that do not match.  ((
Note: this law isn't silly.  Write your legislators
today and get this PASSED in your area now!!))
        In St. Louis, it's illegal to sit on the curb of
any city street and drink beer from a bucket.
        In Hartford, Conn., you aren't allowed to cross
a street while walking on your hands.
        In Baltimore, it's illegal to throw bales of hay
from a second-story window within the city limits.  It's
also illegal to take a lion to the movies.
        In Oxford, Ohio, it's illegal for a woman to
strip off her clothing while standing in front of a
man's picture.
       In Carrizozo, N.M., it's forbidden for a female
to appear unshaven in public (includes legs and face).
        In Pennsylvania it is illegal to have
over 16 women live in a house together because that
constitutes a brothel...however up to 120 men can live together,
without breaking the law.
        In Michigan, a woman isn't allowed to cut her
own hair without her husband's permission.
        In Pennsylvania, "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, and continue."
        In Kentucky, "No female shall appear in a
bathing suit on any highway within this state unless
she be escorted by at least two officers or unless
she be armed with a club."
        An amendment to the above legislation: "The
provisions of this statute shall not apply to females
weighing less than 90 pounds nor exceeding 200 pounds,
nor shall it apply to female horses."

-- posted by VEKARIA S (S.Vekaria(at)CITY.AC.UK)
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