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    dots Submission Name: Absurd but REAL UK laws (and international ones)dots
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    Author: Lord Bane
    ASL Info:    24/M/Isle of Wight, UK
    Elite Ratio:    2.26 - 40/81/50
    Words: 312
    Class/Type: Misc/Satire
    Total Views: 1031
    Average Vote:    4.0000
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       I was inspired to post this after reading this on the BBC website, these are real! International laws too


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    dotsAbsurd but REAL UK laws (and international ones)dots
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    - It is illegal to die in the houses of Parliament
    - You commit treason if you stick a postage stamp upside down
    - Only fish store workers are allowed to be topless in Liverpool in public
    - Eating mince pies is illegal on Christmas day
    - You're not allowed to fire a cannon near a house
    - You can't use a slide on ice or snow
    - You can't drive cattle through the streets of London
    - In Scotland you MUST allow strangers who knock on your door to use your bathroom
    - Pregnant women can relieve themselves anywhere, including into a policeman's helmet
    - If a dead whale washes up on UK shores the King owns the head and the Queen owns the tail
    - It is illegal not to tell the tax man anything you do not want him to know, but legal not to tell him information you do not mind him knowing
    - It is illegal to enter the Houses of Parliament wearing a suit of armour
    - It is legal to murder a Scotsman within the ancient city walls of York, but only if he is carrying a bow and arrow
    - In Indonesia, the penalty for "touching yourself" is decapitation
    - A male doctor in Bahrain can only examine the private parts of a woman in the reflection of a mirror
    - In Switzerland, a man may not relieve himself standing up after 10pm
    - In Florida, unmarried women who parachute on a Sunday could be jailed
    - Women in Vermont must obtain written permission from their husbands to wear false teeth
    - In Milan, it is a legal requirement to smile at all times, except during funerals or hospital visits
    - Ohio: it is illegal to get a fish drunk
    - France: You can't name a pig Napoleon
    - Alabama: You can't drive blindfolded




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      - In Milan, it is a legal requirement to smile at all times, except during funerals or hospital visits

    does a mask with a painted smile count?

    it's amazing what stupid laws people can come up with, but they can't come up with anything that will stop us from hurting ourselves.
    | Posted on 2008-07-26 00:00:00 | by was_i_ever_real | [ Reply to This ]
      haha Who makes that stuff up? Ridiculous.

    I love it.

    -nikkki
    | Posted on 2008-04-24 00:00:00 | by Razor2TheRosary | [ Reply to This ]
      LOL!!! HAHAHAHA!! Those were so funny!
    | Posted on 2008-03-12 00:00:00 | by Fallyn Angel | [ Reply to This ]
      lol
    | Posted on 2008-01-25 00:00:00 | by blu_kittin | [ Reply to This ]


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