Stupid Laws from Washington
All lollipops are banned.
A law to reduce crime states: "It is mandatory for a motorist with criminal intentions to stop at the city limits and telephone the chief of police as he is entering the town."
It is illegal to paint polka dots on the American flag.
People may not buy a mattress on Sunday.
All motor vehicles must be preceded by a man carrying a red flag (daytime) or a red lantern (nighttime) fifty feet in front of said vehicle.
It is illegal to pretend that one's parents are rich.
You are not allowed to breastfeed in public. (Repealed)
One may not spit on a bus.
When two trains come to a crossing, neither shall go until the other has passed.
You cannot buy meat of any kind on Sunday.
It is illegal to attach a vending machine to a utility pole without prior consent from the utility company. Furthermore, if permission is granted, the vending machine may not be less than twelve feet from the ground.
No person may walk about in public if he or she has the common cold
Destroying a beer cask or bottle of another is illegal.
It is illegal to entice girls away from the Maple Lane School for girls.
X-rays may not be used to fit shoes.
Men who deflower virgins, regardless of age or marital status, may face up to five years in jail. (Auburn)
You may not shuck peanuts on the street. (Bremerton)
Dancing and drinking may not occur at the same establishment. (Lynden)
You may not carry a concealed weapon that is over six feet in length. (Seattle)
Women who sit on men's laps on buses or trains without placing a pillow between them face an automatic six-month jail term. (Seattle)
No one may set fire to another person's property without prior permission. (Seattle)
TV's may not be bought on Sundays. (Spokane)
Strippers may not come closer than four feet to any customer. (Spokane County)
No structure shall contain more than two toilets that use potable water for flushing. -San Juan County Ordinance NO. 7 -1995 (Passed June 7,1995) (Waldron Island)
You may not ride an ugly horse (Wilbur)