Stupid State Laws

Stupid Country Laws

It is illegal to stop and collect an animal you have hit with your car, however the person behind you can.

Any person found breaking a boiled egg at the sharp end will be sentenced to 24 hours in the village stocks (enacted by Edward VI).

All land must be left to the eldest son.

With the exception of carrots, most goods may not be sold on a Sunday.

Steam locomotives are restricted to a speed of 4 mph on roads.

Picking up abandoned baggage is an act of terrorism.

On the call “Bring out your dead” any family member who has died from the Black Plague must immediately be removed from the house to be carted away.

Companies may vote in local elections.

By law all double-decker buses must be painted red.

It is illegal to leave baggage unattended.

It is illegal to be drunk on Licensed Premises (such as a pub or bar).

It is forbidden by law to ask a Scotsman what he wears under his kilt.

All males over the age 14 must carry out 2 or so hours of longbow practice a week supervised by the local clergy.

A hackney carriage (taxi) driver must carry a bale of hay and a bucket to feed and water his horse.

A pregnant woman may relieve herself anywhere she likes, including in a policeman’s helmet.

It is illegal for any commoner’s pet to have carnal knowledge of an animal belonging to the monarch.

It is illegal to go within 100 yards of the queen when not wearing hose, socks or stockings.

Sticking a postage stamp on an envelope upside down is considered treason.

If a postage stamp shows the head of the queen, which they all do, it is considered treason.

It is illegal to hail a taxi while suffering from bubonic plague.

It is illegal to eat mince pies on December 25.

Any boy under the age of 10 may not see a naked mannequin.

Any person found breaking a boiled egg at the sharp end may be sentenced to 24 hours in the stocks.

It is illegal to be drunk on licensed premises.

It is illegal for a lady to eat chocolates on a public conveyance.

A bed may not be hung out of a window.