gavelIt's funny to think these were ever laws that needed to be enforced.

- In Michigan, a woman isn't allowed to cut her own hair without her husband's permission.

- In New York, it is against the law to throw a ball at someone's head for fun.

- In order for a pickle to officially be considered a pickle in Connecticut, it must bounce.

- To keep any of the incarcerated beasts from picking up bad habits, the town of Manville, NJ decreed that it is illegal to feed whiskey or offer cigarettes to animals at the local zoo.

- If you sell hollow logs in Tennessee, you are breaking the law.

- Compulsive gamblers stay out of Richmond, VA: it is even illegal to flip a coin in a restaurant to see who pays for the coffee.

- Don't bother the butterflies in Pacific Grove, CA unless you have an extra $500 for the offense.

- The same is true for bullfrogs and cottontails in Hayden, AZ where disturbing them in the city limits is against the law.

- Have it your way, but don't share it in OK. This state forbids a person from taking a bite out of another person's hamburger.

- Need a radio on Sunday? In Spokane, WA, you can buy one on the Sabbath, but forget about purchasing a television!

- In the state of New York, you need a license to use a clothesline outdoors.

- If any retirees from the circus are thinking about settling down and farming in NC, they are forewarned right here and now that it is against the law in this state to use elephants to plow cotton fields!

- It is illegal to take more than 2 baths a month within Boston confines.

- In Calgary there is a by-law that is still on the books that requires businesses within the city to provide rails for tying up horses.

- In England it is illegal to sell most goods on a Sunday, (this law is mostly ignored). It is however legal to sell a carrot. It is also legal to sell it at any price and to give free gifts with it, such as anything else one might want to buy on a Sunday!