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The strangest laws around the world

on May 27, 2012

In this post we will learn about the strangest laws around the world. Some of them are so crazy that you can think that they are fake.

Send a comment! Visit the following websites and post a comment with your ten top craziest rules around the world. Include their country, state or city. Use the modals: must / mustn’t / have to. Invent two more laws that are not true. We will have to guess if your rules or laws are true or false.

  1. First website: 101 Strangest Laws from Around the World
  2. Second website: Dumb Laws
  3. Third website: Strange Laws
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18 responses to “The strangest laws around the world

  1. Lorena says:

    HI teacher, these are my 10 laws:

    1-In France, you musn’t name to a pig Napoleon.
    2-In Hastings, Nebraska, hotels must provide you nightwear for sleep.
    3-In Singapore, you musn’t chew gum
    4-In NOrth Carolina, you musn’t left a rabbit race down the street
    5-In Arizona,you musn’t hunt camels
    6-In North Carolina, dogs and cats, don’t have to fight.
    7-In Milan, Italy, you have to put a smile in your face when you’re in a funeral or hospital.
    8-IN Burma,you don’t have to say compliments to women
    9-In Texas, if you are going to commit a crime, you must give 24 hours notice to the police.
    10-In, Sweden, you musn’t buy a hotdog at street.

  2. Belén Hernandez says:

    Hi teacher here you are my laws:

    1.In York, it is legal to kill a Scotsman within the ancient city boundary, but only if he is carrying a bow and arrow.

    2. In London, domestic violence is legal as long as it’s before 9pm and does not disturb your neighbours.

    3. In Atlanta isn’t legal that one man go to the street dress like a women with a blonde fakehair and with a short dress.

    4. In Florida you must go to a hotel dress with night clothes.

    5. In France, it’s illegal to name a pig Napoleon.

    6. In Iowa, after 5 mins of kissing your breaking the law.

    7.In Eureka, Nevada, if you have a moustach it’s against the law for you to kiss a woman.

    8. In Oxford you musn’t wear a big hat to important events.

    9. In Milan, Italy, unless going to a hospital or funeral, you have to smile or face a fine

    10.In Bahrain, male doctors only legally examine a woman’s genitals through a mirror.

    Hope that you can find the fake laws!!!!

  3. Moises Mediavilla says:

    – In Alexandria, Minneapolis, it is illegal for a man to have sexual intercourse with a woman with sardines on his breath.
    – North Carolina has made it illegal to swear in front of dead people.

    – In Iowa, horses are breaking the law if they eat a fire hydrant.

    – Judge J.H. Logan from California, made the Loganberry by crossing a cultivated raspberry with a wild blackberry.

    -In Texas , the people in obligatory to have a gnomes in their garden.

    – In Willowdale, Oregon, while engaging in sexual intercourse with a woman, it is illegal for a man to curse.

    -In Minnesota,people can steal anywhere.

    – In Hastings, Nebraska, hotels must legally provide you with night clothes.

    – In Ames, Iowa, men lying in bed with their wives must not have more than 3 swigs of beer.

    – In Oblong, Illinois, on your wedding day it is illegal to make love whilst hunting or fishing.

    – In Tremonton, Utah,a woman is not legally allowed to have sexual intercourse with a man in an ambulance.

  4. Victor M. Pradas 3º bilingüe says:

    In Eureka, Nevada, if you have a moustach it’s against the law for you to kiss a woman.
    In Helsinki,Finland, you musn’t drink milk at the night.
    In the USA 24 states say that if your husband is impotent its grounds for a divorce.
    In Iowa, after 5 mins of kissing your breaking the law.
    In Kentucky, carry ice cream cones in your pocket is illegal.
    In Lisbon ,Portugal,is ilegal to buy tobacco at the afternoon .
    In North Carolina, it is against the law for a rabbit to race down the street.
    In Cleveland, Ohio, it is unlawful to leave chewing gum in public places.
    In North Carolina, it is against the law for dogs and cats to fight.
    In Tennessee, a law exists which prohibits the sale of bologna (sandwich meat) on Sunday.

  5. Alba Aragón says:

    1.-In Philadelphia, you mustn’t put pretzels in bags.
    2.-Alaska law says that you mustn’t look at a moose from an airplane.
    3.-In Texas, it is illegal to raise alligators in your home.
    4.-In Tennessee, it is against the law to drive a car while sleeping.
    5.-In Kentucky, it’s the law that a person must take a bath once a year.
    6.-In Ohio, one must have a license to keep a bear.
    7.-In New York, it’s illegal take a wild boa home.
    8.-In Singapore, it is illegal to chew gum.
    9.-In China, it is illegal have the hair longer than 70 cm.
    10.-In Missouri, a man must have a permit to shave.

  6. Pedro Rodríguez says:

    1.-In North Carolina, it is against the law for a rabbit to race down the street.
    2.-In Georgia, it’s against the law to spread a false rumor.
    3.-In Michigan, married couples must live together or be imprisoned.
    4.-In Florida, it is illegal wear a scarf in the beach.
    5.-In Colorado, it is illegal open the doors at 1:00 AM
    6.-In the State of Kansas, you’re not allowed to drive a buffalo through a street
    7.-In Indonesia, the penalty for masturbation is decapitation.
    8.-In Vermont, women must obtain written permission from their husbands to wear false teeth.
    9.-In Zion, Illinois, USA, it is still illegal to offer cigars to your pets.
    10.-In Miami, Florida, USA, it is still illegal for anyone to imitate an animal

  7. Ale Manzano says:

    -In Texas, it’s against the law for anyone to have a pair of pliers in his or her possession.
    -Alaska law says that you can’t look at a moose from an airplane.
    -In Miami, it is forbidden to imitate an animal.
    -In West Virginia, people must to wear two briefs in winter.
    -In Ohio, one must have a license to keep a bear.
    -A barber is not to advertise prices in the State of Georgia.
    -In Florida, it is against the law to put livestock on a school bus.
    -In New Jersey teachers can physically assaulting students .
    -In Texas, it is still a “hanging offense” to steal cattle.
    -In Missouri, a man must have a permit to shave.

  8. Nerea says:

    1-In London you musn’t flag down a taxi if you have the plague.
    2-In London city cabs must carry a bale of hay at all times.
    3-In England you musn’t die in the Houses of Parliament.
    4- In England you musn’t act to place a postage stamp bearing the Queen upside down.
    5-In London you musn’t throw a stick for your dog, use an offensive powder like pepper on your jacket potato or use a camera tripod in any park.
    6-In Spain you must eat in class.
    7-In Lodon you must domestic violence as long as it’s before 9pm and does not disturb your neighbours.
    8-In China you have to drive without a belt.
    9-In Denmark have to against the law to escape from prison.
    10-In Switzerland you have to live within 200m of a nuclear bomb shelter.

  9. drf208 says:

    1. In England, you mustn’t die in the Houses of Parliament.
    2. In Hastings, Nebraska, hotels must legally provide you with night clothes.
    3. In Kentucky, you mustn’t carry ice cream cones in your pocket.
    4. In Texas, you must have a bull in your house.
    5. In Iowa, you mustn’t kiss more than 5 minutes.
    6. In Miami, Florida, you mustn’t imitate animals.
    7. In Baltimore, Maryland, you mustn’t take a lion to the cinema.
    8. In Ohio, you mustn’t eat if you are walking in the street.
    9. In Logan County, Colorado, you mustn’t kiss a woman while she sleeps.
    10. In Boulder, Colorado, you mustn’t own a pet.

  10. -In West Virginia, one can’t cook sauerkraut or cabbage due to the odors and the offence is subject -to imprisonment.
    -In Missouri, a man must have a permit to shave.
    -The law states that more than 3000 sheep cannot be herded down Hollywood Blvd. at any one theme.
    -In Texas, it is still a “hanging offense” to steal cattle.
    – In philadelphia, you musn’t defecate in the street, specially dogs
    -In Tokyo, a bicycle is faster than a car for most trips of less than 50 minutes!
    -The king of hearts is the only king without a moustache on a standard playing card!
    -In space, astronauts cannot cry properly, because there is no gravity, so the tears can’t flow down their faces!
    -In Kentucky, you musn’t masturbate in the bathrooms of the office

  11. Almudena Pérez says:

    1- A pregnant woman can legally relieve herself anywhere she wants, even, even in a policeman’s helmet.

    2- In York, it is legal to kill a Scotsman within the ancient city boundary, but only if he is carrying a bow and arrow.

    3-In the state of Colorado, a pet cat, if loose, must have a tail-light.

    4-In iceland a blond young girl can’t go to the church

    5-In Rochester, Michigan, the law is that anyone bathing in public must have the bathing suit inspected by a police officer

    6- In London, city cabs by law must carry a bale of hay at all times

    7-In New York must wear a top in winter

    8-In Ohio, one must have a license to keep a bear.

    9-In Utah, birds have the right of way on any public highway.

    10-In California women mustn’t wear a heat in summer

  12. M.Mar Casillas says:

    Hellooo!! I investigate for know what are the more stranger rules and I do this top 10:

    10º In Kentucky, you musn’t carry ice cream cones in your pocket.
    Why is illegal this action?? Can anyone explain me this? jajajaja xD

    9º In Massachusetts, you musn’t eat more than 3 sandwiches at a wake.
    I have a question … If I make sandwiches very small … I cannot eat more than 3? I don’t
    understand this prohibition jajajaja

    8º In Florida, you musn’t have sexual intercouse with a porcupine.
    0.o But there are people who have sexual intercouses with porcupines??
    Really?

    7º In Louisiana, you musn’t use dentures to bite someone.
    The people are as crazy as for bit with their dentadures? This is a new and very dangerous
    weapon.

    6º In Switzeeland, you mustn’t to slam the door of the car.
    Of course my horse!! If we close slam the door we can produce a expansive wave that will raze
    the world jajajaja

    5º In Baltimore, Maryland, you musn’t take a lion to the cinema.
    But, why do you think in the lions? They have right to see moies too.

    4º InMilan, Italy, you have to smile, except thatt you go to a hospital or funeral.
    This is a stranger rule because if you are sad for one problem or things like that, you aren’t
    obligated to smile … but in Milan you are obligated!!

    3º In Miami, Florida, you musn’t imitate animals.
    This rule is one of my favourites because there are many copycat free jajajaja

    2º In Bngladesh, you must be a good studient because you can be indicted for cheating at school.
    I think that if this rule was use in the all the world, there wont are any children free. jajajajaja

    1º In West Virginia, you mustn’t cook sauerkraut or cabbage due the odors.
    IF YOU HAVE A DIET THIS IS YOUR BEST EXCUSE !!! Travel to West Virginia and never more
    you will eat those disgusting vegetables.

    I inspired in this crazy rules and I invented to more:
    1.- In China, you don’t have to eat meat, only sushi. This is for keep the tradition.
    2.- In EE UU you must teach to your dog dance with two legs and washed himself with soap.

    I hope that you like this top 10 and this two rules invented by me 😀
    Bye byeee 😀

  13. Esther Anguera says:

    1- In London, it is illegal to throw a stick for your dog, use an offensive powder like pepper on your jacket potato or use a camera tripod in any park.
    2- In London, domestic violence is legal as long as it’s before 9pm and does not disturb your neighbours.
    3- In Florida having sexual intercourse with a porcupine is illegal.
    4- In Massachusetts, your breaking the law if you consume more than 3 sandwiches at a wake.
    5- In Kentucky, carry ice cream cones in your pocket is illegal.
    6- In Iowa, after 5 mins of kissing your breaking the law.
    7- In Miami, Florida, imitating animals is illegal.
    8- In Oklahoma, you could face prison if you make faces at a dog.
    9- In Argentina, it is illegal if men do not wear a mustache and can sing.
    10- In Asia, it is legal to have a dragon in your house where no one knows.

  14. Rocío García says:

    1- In York, it is legal to kill a Scotsman within the ancient city boundary, but only if he is carrying a bow and arrow.
    2- In Miami, Florida, imitating animals is illegal.
    3- In Washington, pretending to have wealthy parents is illegal.
    4- In Ohio, getting a fish drunk is against state law.
    5- In Seville, Spain, in 1983, a German Sheppard was arrested for stealing woman’s handbags.
    6- In Switzerland, it use to be illegal to slam a car door.
    7- In France, it’s illegal to name a pig Napoleon.
    8- In Victoria Australia after mid day on Sunday, it’s illegal to wear pink hot pants.

    These statements are made by me:
    9-Worldwide is allowed to run out of the neighboring gossips.
    10- In Spain it is illegal to smoke in public places.

    Bye,bye

  15. Elena Macías says:

    1. In London, you mustn`t flag down a taxi, if you have the plague.
    2. In Miami, you don’t have to skatebording inside a police station.
    3. In Nueva York, you mustn’t kill a scotsman within the ancient city boondary, but only if he is carrying a bow and arrow.
    4. In Australia, you don’t have to walk on the right hanside of a footpath.
    5. In Swaden, you must arrested a man for wearing a skirt.
    6. In Denmark, you must escape from a prison. IS LEGAL!
    7. In Georgia,you don’t have to slap a man on the back or front.
    8. In Missouri, you have to shave with a permit.
    MY RULERS 🙂
    9. In France, you don’t have to walking the dog after five o’clock.
    10. In Italy, you must give 3 kisses to people when they show.
    bye teacher 🙂
    Elena Macías Gutiérrez 3ºA

  16. Nerea Núñez :) says:

    1 – In London, it is illegal for a City cab to carry rabid dogs or corpses.
    2 – In Texas, it’s against the law for anyone to have a pair of pliers in his or her possession.
    3 – In Lancashire, no person is permitted after being asked to stop by a constable on the beach front to incite a dog to bark.
    4 – In Illinois, the law is that a car must be driven with the steering wheel.
    5 – In Birmingham, after sundown it is against the law for a man and a woman to partake in sexual intercourse on church steps.
    6 – In Louisiana, a bill was introduced years ago in the State House of Representatives that fixed a ceiling on haircuts for bald men of 25 cents.
    7 – In Chester, the Welsh are banned before sun up and after sun set.
    8 – In North Carolina, it is against the law for dogs and cats to fight.
    9 – In Sweden, it is illegal don´t buy a DVD.
    10 – In Spain, it is illegal if men don´t wear skirts.

  17. Sergio Garrido Gonzalez 3ºA says:

    Here is my laws teacher

    Laws in some U.S. states:

    A Los Angeles judge ruled that “a citizen can sneeze with immunity in his own house, though in possession of an unusual and exceptional ability in that particular field.”

    According to Kentucky state law, each person should bathe at least once a year.

    In Atlanta’s against the law to tie a giraffe to a telephone pole or a lamppost.

    Carmel, New York, has an ordinance forbidding men to wear a jacket and pants that will not play.

    The Chicago law forbids eating in a place that is burning.

    The District of Columbia pedestrians who jump on moving cars to prevent road kill, and beat the car to fall, are responsible for any damage done to the vehicle.

    The fights between dogs and cats are banned by decree in Barber, North Carolina.

    Kentucky law: “No woman should appear in a bathing suit at any airport in this State unless escorted by two officers or unless it is armed with a baton. The provisions of this decree shall not be applied to women weighing less than 90 pounds (about 40kg) WHO 200 pounds (about 90kg), or be applied to mares. ”

    In Marshalltown, Iowa, horses are forbidden to eat fire hydrants.

    According to the Idaho state law it is illegal for a man would give to his sweetheart a box of candy weighing less than 50 pounds (about 23kg).

  18. José Ant. Benítez Moriche says:

    Hello teacher, these are my 10 laws, excuse me for the lateness:

    1.-In England, if you have 14 years of more and you are male, you must carry out two hours a day of longbow practice.
    2.-In London, you mustn’t throw a stick for your dog, use an offensive powder like pepper on your jacket potato or use a camera tripod in any park.
    3.-In London, domestic violence is legal as long as it’s before 9pm and does not disturb your neighbours.
    4.-In Alexandria, Minneapolis, you mustn’t have sexual intercourse with a woman with sardines on his breath.
    5.-In Tremonton, Utah,a woman mustn’t have sexual intercourse with a man in an ambulance.
    6.-In Chico, California, you’ll receive a $500 fine for letting off a nuclear bomb in the city limits.
    7.-In Victoria, Australia, after mid day on Sunday, you mustn’t wear pink hot pants.
    8.-In Uruguay, in the night of weddings, you mustn’t use condom make love.
    9.-In Milan, Italy, unless going to a hospital or funeral, you have to smile or face a fine.
    10.-In Paraguay, you must be able to play to the football to be a physical therapist.

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