Dumb Laws in United Kingdom
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.
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.
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.
It is illegal for a lady to eat chocolates on a public conveyance.
Committing suicide is classified as a capital crime.
With the exception of carrots, most goods may not be sold on Sunday.
Damaging the grass is illegal.
Any boy under the age of 10 may not see a naked manequin.
Interfering with the mail or sleeping with the consort of the Queen is classed as treason, and as such, carries a maximum penalty of death.
All English males over the age 14 are to carry out 2 or so hours of longbow practice a week supervised by the local clergy.
Under the reign of Elizabeth I, any person found guilty of “harboring a Catholic priest” would be tortured or even hanged.
It is illegal to leave baggage unattended.
Placing a postage stamp that bears the Queen (or King) upside down is considered treason.
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