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  1. #1
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    Obsolete Laws Cleared

    These are sooooooooo funny!

    It's now legal to bring an insane person into Washington County, dance immodestly or let more than 25 mules cross a Virgin River bridge.



    These acts were illegal until Tuesday, when the Washington County Commission cleaned its books of a raft of obsolete laws.

    The housecleaning came as commissioners adopted a modern, comprehensive county code.

    The former county code was a collection of laws dating as far back as 1896, when ordinances were handwritten and stored in bulky, oversized books............
    http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmp.../obsolete_laws


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  2. #2
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    There's a website called www.dumblaws.com that has a bunch of those old laws on it. I laugh my head off everytime I read there.


    "Everything should be as simple as it is, but not simpler".

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  3. #3
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    Insane Laws!

    Quote Originally Posted by messiecake
    These are sooooooooo funny!

    It's now legal to bring an insane person into Washington County, dance immodestly or let more than 25 mules cross a Virgin River bridge.



    These acts were illegal until Tuesday, when the Washington County Commission cleaned its books of a raft of obsolete laws.

    The housecleaning came as commissioners adopted a modern, comprehensive county code.

    The former county code was a collection of laws dating as far back as 1896, when ordinances were handwritten and stored in bulky, oversized books............


    http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmp.../obsolete_laws


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    I just told my husband about this post. Since he was watching a football game , he decided he could take me dancing immodestly leading 25 mules over the Virgin River Bridge. He knows I am insane for iterupting his game for this!
    I thought it was very funny. Of course it wasn't so funny way back then. They must have had a lot of trouble with that to write a law for it.I think they still have a law for NOT taking an isane person out of Upshur County in East Texas. LOL.

    Thanks for the funny today!!!!
    Susie from Texas

  4. #4
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    I don't know why, but the use of "funny" as a noun really irks me!
    Last edited by Jacobi; 12-20-2004 at 09:48 AM.

  5. #5
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    Alot of those laws need to be looked at, I found out in my state it is illegal to have more than 1 illegitimate child or to live together without being married. Both of those activities are pretty commonplace where I live.

  6. #6
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    Thank god. Our police have enough to do as it is!
    This is my opinion, and change is good.