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The world's strangest laws

Original post made by Sharon, Midtown, on Feb 26, 2009

9. In Florida, unmarried women who parachute on Sundays can be jailed.

8. In Kentucky, it is illegal to carry a concealed weapon more than six-feet long.

7. In Chester, Welshmen are banned from entering the city before sunrise and from staying after sunset.

6. In the city of York, it is legal to murder a Scotsman within the ancient city walls, but only if he is carrying a bow and arrow.

5. In Boulder, Colorado, it is illegal to kill a bird within the city limits and also to "own" a pet – the town's citizens, legally speaking, are merely "pet minders".

4. In Vermont, women must obtain written permission from their husbands to wear false teeth.

3. In London, it is illegal to flag down a taxi if you have the plague.

2. In Bahrain, a male doctor may legally examine a woman's genitals but is forbidden from looking directly at them during the examination; he may only see their reflection in a mirror.

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Posted by Walter_E_Wallis
a resident of Midtown
on Feb 26, 2009 at 12:45 pm

Walter_E_Wallis is a registered user.

And in Palo Alto we pay a lot of money for the privilege of paying a lot more money for our utilities tan justifiable.


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