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Dumb Laws in Indiana

Waitresses may not carry drinks into a restaurant or bar.
It is illegal for a man to be sexually aroused in public.
Hotel sheets must be exactly 99 inches long and 81 inches wide.
If any person has a puppet show, wire dancing or tumbling act in the state of Indiana and receives money for it, they will be fined $3 under the Act to Prevent Certain Immoral Practices.
Anyone 14 or older who profanely curses, damns or swears by the name of God, Jesus Christ or the Holy Ghost, shall be fined one to three dollars for each offense, with a maximum fine of ten dollars per day.
A three dollar fine per pack will be imposed on anyone playing cards in Indiana under the Act for the Prevention of Gaming.
The value of Pi is 3.
Grocery stores may not sell any type of cold liquor.
You are required to pour your drink into a glass.
You can get out of paying for a dependent’s medical care by praying for him/her.
“Spiteful Gossip” and “talking behind a person’s back” are illegal.
One may not sniff glue.
One man may not back into a parking spot becasue it prevents police officers from seeing the license plate.
State government officials who engage in private duels can be dismissed from their post.
A person must get a referral from a licensed physician if he or she wishes to see a hypnotist unless the desired procedure is to quit smoking or lose weight.
Smoking in the state legislature building is banned, except when the legislature is in session.
All males 18 to 50 years old must work six days a year on public roads.
Baths may not be taken between the months of October and March.
Check forgery can be punished with public flogging up to 100 stripes.
Mustaches are illegal if the bearer has a tendency to habitually kiss other humans.

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