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Dumb Laws in Wisconsin

It is illegal to cut a woman’s hair.
Margarine may not be substituted for butter in restaurants unless it is requested by the customer.
Butter substitutes are not allowed to be served in state prisons.
The government may not prohibit manual flushed urinals.
Whenever two trains meet at an intersection of said tracks, neither shall proceed until the other has.
As people used to smuggle it in from Illinois, all yellow butter substitute is banned.
Condoms were considered an obsene article and had to hidden behind the pharmacist’s counter.
At one time, margarine was illegal.
State Law made it illegal to serve apple pie in public restaurants without cheese.
The state definition of rape stated that it was a man having sex with a woman he knows not to be his wife.
While all cheese making requires a license, Limburger cheese making requires a master cheese maker’s license.
It is illegal to kiss on a train.
One may not camp in a wagon on any public highway or risk a fine of up to ten dollars.
It is a class A misdemeanor to wave a burning torch around in the air.
It is illegal to throw rocks at a railroad car.
Livestock have the right-of-way on public roads.

City Laws in Wisconsin

Tattooing is illegal unless it is done for medical purposes.
It is unlawful for one to allow another to use the first person’s telephone in order to make prank phone calls.
Screens are required on all windows from May 1 to October 1.
You are not allowed to put litter into someone else’s trash receptacle without express permission.

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