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Dumb Laws in Indiana

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.
Liquor stores may not sell milk.
Drinking from your own bottle in a bar can lead to your arrest.
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.

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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