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Dumb Laws in Ohio

Women are prohibited from wearing patent leather shoes in public.
It is illegal to fish for whales on Sunday.
It is illegal to get a fish drunk.
The Ohio driver’s education manual states that you must honk the horn whenever you pass another car.
Participating or conducting a duel is prohibited.
Breast feeding is not allowed in public.

(Revised 2005)

It is illegal for more than five women to live in a house.
It is illegal to mistreat anything of great importance.
No civil arrests may be made on Sunday or on the Fourth of July
In Ohio, if you ignore an orator on Decoration day to such an extent as to publicly play croquet or pitch horseshoes within one mile of the speaker’s stand, you can be fined $25.

City Laws in Ohio

It is illegal to display colored chickens for sale.
No person shall solicit sex from another of the same gender if it offends the second person.
Skateboarding in the city limits after dark is prohibited.
Posting signs at swimming pools is illegal.
Bay Village
It is illegal to walk a cow down Lake Road.
Ordinance number 223, of 09/09/19 prohibits the installation and usage of slot machines in outhouses.
Electric fences are banned.
If one loses their pet tiger, they must notify the authorities within one hour.
Power Wheels® cars may not be driven down the street.

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