This decree from Oliver Cromwell in 1644 was meant to combat gluttony. You’re all criminals!
Gainesville is the Poultry Capital of the World. The local police department played a joke on some visiting Atlanta DJ’s several years ago, and they actually created an ordinance to go with it.
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). This is another law that was likely still on the books until a massive “cleanup” of archaic laws in 2012.