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During the holiday season, we a love a little humor and good cheer. At a law firm it can be hard to find the light around death, injury or divorce. We’ve rounded up our favorite list of ‘dumb laws’ around the United States. A little of the outrageous to give you a laugh during the hectic holiday season.


  • In Alabama, you may not have an ice cream cone in your back pocket at any time.
  • In Arizona, donkeys cannot sleep in bathtubs.
  • In California, women may not drive in a house coat.
  • In Connecticut, it’s illegal to dispose of used razor blades.
  • In Florida, it is illegal to skateboard without a license.
  • In Hawaii, billboards are outlawed.
  • In Iowa, one-armed piano players must perform for free.
  • In Maryland, you cannot curse inside the city limits.
  • In Mississippi, horses cannot be housed within 50 feet of any road.
  • In New York, the penalty for jumping off a building is death.
  • In Ohio, it is illegal to get a fish drunk.
  • In Rhode Island, no one may bite off another’s leg.
  • In Tennessee, it is a crime to share your Netflix {link} password.
  • In Vermont, women must obtain written permissions from their husbands to wear false teeth.
  • In West Virginia, whistling underwater is prohibited.


We hope you love your state a little more after reading through this list. We only picked our favorites and there were a lot of even more absurd laws. Even in North Carolina it’s against the law to sing off key! If you ever get in trouble with the law be sure you give contact us so we can help you beat the serious, and the silly. We would be more than happy to be your lawyers Greenville NC. Donkey Law

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