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Dumb Laws in Ohio

City Laws in Ohio

Canton
It is a misdemeanor to play any game in a public park without the Superintendent’s permission.
Cincinnati
Anal intercourse is banned.
Cleveland
Women are forbidden from wearing patent leather shoes, lest men see reflections of their underwear.
It’s illegal to catch mice without a hunting license!
Fairview Park
Items left on a tree lawn become city property.
It’s against the law to honk your horn “excessively”.
Ironton
Cross-dressing is against the law.
Lima
Any map that does not have Lima clearly stated on the map cannot be sold.
Lowell
It is unlawful to run a horse over five miles per hour.
McDonald
Your duck may not paraded down Ohio Avenue.
North Canton
It is against the law to roller skate without notifying the police.
Oxford
It is illegal to drive around the town square more than 100 times in a single session.
One may not spit on the sidewalks on the square.
Motor vehicles on the square are prohibited.
Horn honking is not permitted as it might scare horses.
It’s illegal for a woman to strip off her clothing while standing in front of a man’s picture.
Paulding
A policeman may bite a dog to quiet him.
Strongsville
Catch 22 is banned.
Toledo
Throwing a snake at anyone is illegal.
Youngstown
You may not run out of gas.

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