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FEBRUARY 1, 2008

THE COUNTRY CORNER

LAWS

DELAWARE

  • Getting married on a dare is grounds for an annulment.
  • It is illegal to fly over any body of water, unless one is carrying sufficient supplies of food and drink.

    FLORIDA

  • Unmarried women who parachute on Sundays may be jailed.
  • In Sarasota, it is illegal to sing while wearing a bathing suit.

 GEORGIA

  • All males in the state between the ages of 16 and 50 are required to work on public roads.
  • In Quitman, it is illegal for a chicken to cross a road.
  • It is illegal to change the clothes on a storefront mannequin unless the shades are down.

HAWAII

  • It is illegal to appear in public wearing only swimming trunks.
  • It is illegal to own a mongoose without a permit.

IDAHO

  • Also in Pocatello, "It is prohibited for pedestrians and motorists to display frowns, grimaces, scowls, threatening and glowering looks, gloomy and depressed facial appearances, generally all of which reflect unfavorably upon the city's reputation."
  • Boxes of candy given as romantic gifts must weigh more than 50 pounds.

ILLINOIS

  • In Chicago, it is illegal to fish in one's pajamas.
  • In Chicago, it is illegal to take a French poodle to the opera.
  • According to state law, it is illegal to speak English. The officially recognized language is "American."
  • In Gurnee, it is illegal for women weighing more than 200 pounds to ride horses in shorts.
  • In Joliet, it is illegal to mispronounce the name Joliet.

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INDIANA

  • Monkeys are forbidden to smoke cigarettes in South Bend.
  • In Gary, it is illegal to attend the theater within four hours of eating garlic.
  • The Stepford Wives is banned in a Warsaw school.

IOWA

  • State law forbids any establishment from charging admission to see a one-armed piano player.
  • In Fort Madison, firemen are required to practice for 15 minutes before attending a fire.

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