Dumb Laws in United Kingdom
Divorces are outlawed.
Since 1313, MPs are not allowed to don armor in Parliament.
Those wishing to purchase a television must also buy a license.
No cows may be driven down the roadway between 10 AM and 7 PM unless there is prior approval from the Commissioner of Police.
All land must be left to the eldest son.
If a steam locomotive is driven on roads, a man must walk in front of the vehicle with a red flag during the day and a red lantern at night to warn passersby.
Companies may vote in local elections.
Any person found breaking a boiled egg at the sharp end will be sentenced to 24 hours in the village stocks (enacted by Edward VI).
All steam locomotives are limited to 4mph on roads.
Excluding Sundays, it is perfectly legal to shoot a Scotsman with a bow and arrow.
Anal sex is prohibited.
During his reign, Oliver Cromwell banned the eating of mince pies on Christmas day, as they were insufficiently Puritan.
Chelsea Pensioners may not be impersonated.
You may not make out in public.
One may not “blemish the peace”.
A bed may not be hung out of a window.
It is legal for a male to urinate in public, as long it is on the rear wheel of his motor vehicle and his right hand is on the vehicle.
A license is required to keep a lunatic.
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