Stupid Laws from New Jersey
It is illegal to wear a bullet-proof vest while committing a murder.
You cannot pump your own gas. All gas stations are full service and full service only.
It is against the law for a man to knit during the fishing season.
It is against the law to "frown" at a police officer.
Car dealerships are forbidden from opening on Sunday.
You may not slurp your soup.
Automobiles are not to pass horse drawn carriages on the street.
It is illegal to delay or detain a homing pigeon.
Spray paint may not be sold without a posted sign warning juveniles of the penalty for creating graffiti.
Handcuffs may not be sold to minors.
If one is convicted of driving under the influence of alcohol, he or she may never again apply for a personalized license plate.
All motorists must honk before passing another car, bicyclist, skater, and even a skateboarder.
It is illegal to frown as the town is a "Frown-Free Town Zone". (Bernards Township)
No street-side trees may be planted that "obscure the air". (Blairstown)
It is illegal to throw ashes on the sidewalk. (Blairstown)
You may not dance or wear shorts on the main avenue. (Caldwell)
Citizens are not permitted to park their own boat on their lawn. (Cranford)
All cats must wear three bells to warn birds of their whereabouts. (Cresskill)
It is forbidden for a woman, on a Sunday, to walk down Broad Street without wearing a petticoat. (Elizabeth)
Cross-dressing is illegal. (Haddon)
No one may annoy someone of the opposite sex. (Haddon)
It is illegal to offer whiskey or cigarettes to animals a the local zoo. (Manville)
It is illegal to get drunk and annoy others in your house. (Mount Laurel)
It is illegal to sell ice cream after 6pm, unless the customer has a note from his doctor. (Newark)
People may not slurp their soup. (Ocean City)
Pinball machines are not to be played on Sunday. (Ocean) (City)
Raw hamburger may not be sold. (Ocean City)
Profanity is prohibited. (Raritan)
There will be no boiling of bones on the property. (Sea Isle City)
You may not throw a bad pickle in the street. (Trenton)
Pickles are not to be consumed on Sundays. (Trenton)