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Dumb Laws in Indiana

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.
It is illegal to sell cars on Sunday.

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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