Crazy and Wacky Laws!
Every Wednesday is “Wacky Law Wednesday!”
Inspired by Jeff Isaac’s book, The Wacky World of Laws, each week, The Lawyer in Blue Jeans Group highlights a crazy law! These are actual local and state laws from across the United States that you can’t believe to be true. For example, did you know that in Prundale, California, it is illegal to have two indoor bathtubs in your house?
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In Berkeley, California, you cannot whistle for your lost canary before 7:00AM!
In California, it can be illegal for a woman to drive while wearing a bathrobe.
In Arcadia, California, when it comes to crossing a street or driveway, a peacock has the right of way.
In Burlingame, California, the only place you can legally spit is on a baseball diamond.
In Redwood City, California, Gravy cannot be fried. Happy Thanksgiving!
In San Francisco, California, according to a local law, “sunshine is guaranteed for the masses.”
In San Francisco, California, if you are going to buff up the shine on your car, do not do it with used underwear. That would technically be illegal, according to this crazy law!
In Riverside, California, sticking your tongue out at a dog can get you a fine.
In Palo Alto, California, it is illegal to skateboard on walls or “other vertical surfaces.”
In Nebraska, doughnut holes may not be sold.
In Texas, when two trains meet, each shall come to a stop, and neither shall proceed until the other has gone.
In West Virginia, no children may attend school with breath smelling of “wild onions.”
In California, it is forbidden to spit on the ground within 5 feet of another person.
In New Jersey, it is illegal to slurp soup!
In Los Angeles, it is against the law to complain through the mail that a hotel has cockroaches (even if it is true).
In Ventura, California, it is illegal to make “ugly faces” at dogs that are found “freely roaming” in the community.
In Oregon, drivers must yield to pedestrians who are standing on the sidewalk.
In San Francisco, California, you cannot walk down the street if you are considered “ugly.” Talk about a crazy law!
In San Diego, California, shooting jackrabbits from the back of a trolley is illegal. #CrazyLaws
In Pasadena, California, a boss and a secretary cannot be alone in their office.
In Prunedale, California, this crazy law says that it is illegal to have 2 indoor bathtubs in your house!
In Riverside, California, toting a lunch bucket down the street between 11am and 1pm can be illegal. #CrazyLaws #WackyLaws via: Wacky Law Wednesday!
In san Francisco, California, if horse manure piles up on a street corner, it cannot legally be higher than 6 feet.
In Upland, California, letting your animals “run at large” is against the law.
In Rosemead, California, when eating ice cream, you cannot use a fork.