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Dumb Laws in Indiana

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.
It is illegal to sell cars on Sunday.
Pedestrians crossing the highway at night are prohibited from wearing tail lights.
Oral sex is illegal.
No one may catch a fish with his bare hands.
A man over the age of 18 may be arrested for statutory rape if the passenger in his car is not wearing her socks and shoes, and is under the age of 17.
Men are prohibited from standing in a bar.
It is against the law to pass a horse on the street.
You are not allowed to carry a cocktail from the bar to a table.
It is illegal for a liquor store to sell cold soft drinks.
Drinks on the house are illegal.

City Laws in Indiana

Beech Grove
It is forbidden to eat watermelon in the park.
It is illegal for barbers to threaten to cut off kid’s ears.
While driving on Main Street you may not have your lights on.
Fort Wayne
You may not sell or play on a radio broadcast, the record “It`s In the Book”.
Within four hours of eating garlic, a person may not enter a movie house, theater, or ride a public streetcar.
Hopefully, residents of the city have spedometers on their horses, for they can not ride them in excess of ten miles per hour.
One may only throw a stone at a bird in self-defense.
No person may collect rags on Sunday.

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