If a postage stamp shows the head of the queen, which they all do, it is considered treason.
Urban legend? No one on the Liverpool City Council will give credence to a law along these lines. Seems like there must have been a story behind this one…
Anyone who dies in Parliament is entitled to a state funeral. Rumor has it that if you appear sick, they escort you out quickly! Yet another law that was still on the books until a massive “cleanup” of archaic laws was performed in 2012.
This decree from Oliver Cromwell in 1644 was meant to combat gluttony. You’re all criminals!