Thursday, August 30, 2007

Thursday Thirteen #1


Dumb Utah Laws

It is illegal to detonate any nuclear weapon. Apparently, you can have them (is this true?) but you just can't detonate them.

Birds have the right of way on all highways. (Which may explain why my daughter used to always yell at me for almost hitting birds!)

It is against the law to fish from horseback.

When a person reaches the age of 50, he/she can then marry their cousin. (Oh my.)

It is illegal not to drink milk. (I may be in huge trouble.)

In Kaysville, you must have identification to enter a convienence store after dark.

In Logan, women may not swear.

In Monroe (there's a Monroe here???) daylight must be visible between partners on a dance floor. Hmmm. What happens if you're dancing at night???

In Provo, throwing snowballs is gonna earn you a $50 fine.

In Salt Lake City, it's illegal to walk down the street carrying a violin in a paper bag. I can't even imagine what would prompt lawmakers to put this one on the books.

In Trout Creek, it's illegal for pharmacists to sell gunpowder to cure headaches.

A husband is responsible for every criminal act committed by his wife while she is in his presence. That seems only fair since so many of them also consider themselves responsible for every good thing their wives do.

It's against the law to hunt whales. So darned inconvenient when you're living in a landlocked state!!!!

9 comments:

yh said...

So, I guess that's why that state is overrun by whales.. LOL

THE BLUEST BUTTERFLY said...

Well....I guess you can't propogate if you are not able to have children any more. Some women have children beyond their 50s now...so, there goes that logic. I would never marry a relative anyway.

Kathy said...

congrats on your first TT13! what have your state legislators been doing? Seems like a few things might be a bit out of date :-) I especially love the whales!

Thea said...

LOL! That's a great list! What a good idea for a Thursday Thirteen! I may have to steal it!

Miranda said...

Lol...funny. Great TT!! Thanks for sharing!

Crystal said...

This list is hilarious! Where in the world do they come up with these??

Happy Thursday. :)

Marina said...

Ah, your tax dollars have been well-spent... ;)

Happy Friday!

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forgetfulone said...

That is so funny!

Nicholas said...

It's nice to know that the legislators haven't been wasting their time on trivia.