Wednesday, February 27, 2008

Stupid Laws.

There are countless stupid laws still on the books and since we are from Chicago, here are just a few from that region...

Carbondale:
No one may stand on the sidewalk on the 500 block of Illinois Ave.

Chicago:
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.

It is legal to protest naked in front of city hall as long as you are under seventeen years of age and have legal permits.

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.

Cicero:
Humming on public streets is prohibited on Sundays.

Crete:
It is considered an offense to attempt to have sex with one’s dog.

Cars may not be driven through the town.

Crystal Lake:
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.

Des Plaines:
Wheelbarrows with For-Sale signs may not be chained to trees.

Evanston:
Bowling is forbidden.

It is unlawful to change clothes in an automobile with the curtains drawn, except in case of fire.

For more stupid laws, visit Dumblaw.

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