These are real laws in Arkansas
The Arkansas River can rise no higher than to the Main Street bridge in Little Rock. ( Good thing this was in effect this past month!)
A law provides that school teachers who bob their hair will not get a raise.
A man can legally beat his wife, but not more than once a month.
Oral sex is considered to be sodomy.
Alligators may not be kept in bathtubs.
And in specific cities the farce continues...
It is illegal to kill “any living creature”.
Honking one’s car horn at a sandwich shop after 9 PM is against the law.
No one may “suddenly start or stop" their car at a McDonald’s.
Dogs may not bark after 6 PM.
Flirtation between men and women on the streets of Little Rock may result in a 30-day jail term.
It is unlawful to walk one’s cow down Main Street after 1:00 PM on Sunday.
Illinois seems to have their share too!
All businesses entering into contracts with the city must sift through their records and report any business they had dealing with slaves during the era of slavery.
Law forbids eating in a place that is on fire.
It is illegal to give a dog whiskey.
It is forbidden to fish while sitting on a giraffe’s neck.
Kites may not be flown within the city limits.
In the Pullman area, it is illegal to drink beer out of a bucket while sitting on the curb.
Some of the outlying suburbs of Chicago continue the absurdity:
If one wishes to plant new sod in his or her yard in the summer months, that person may not use the city’s water to water it.
Wheelbarrows with For-Sale signs may not be chained to trees.
Bowling is forbidden.
It is unlawful to change clothes in an automobile with the curtains drawn, except in case of fire.