Tuesday, 15 September 2009
ABC Wednesday I for ILLEGAL
Peeling an orange in a hotel room is ILLEGAL.
Painting a horse is ILLEGAL.
Fishing for trout from the back of giraffe is ILLEGAL.
All these laws were once passed in the USA and in the UK.
1.It's ILLEGAL to die in the Houses of Parliament!
I found this in my newspaper and thought it rather hilarious!
The law above is one of the top ten of the most ridiculous laws compiled by a panel of 4000 British people. Here are the other nine:
2.It is ILLEGAL and an act of treason to put a stamp with the image of the queen upside down on the envelope.
3.In Liverpool it's ILLEGAL if a woman walks about topless, unless she works in a shop of tropical fish.
4.It's ILLEGAL to eat pies on Boxingday.
5.If some one knocks on your door in Scotland asking if he may use your toilet, you are obliged to let him in. It's ILLEGAL to refuse this request.
6.A pregnant woman is permitted to answer nature's call wherever she wants, even in the helmet of a policeman.
7.The head of any dead whale, found on the British coast becomes the king's property, the tail goes to the queen. Any other decision is ILLEGAL.
8.It is ILLEGAL to keep silent to the tax inspector about the things you don't want to tell him.But it is legal to keep silent about the information you don't mind him to know.
9.It is ILLEGAL to enter the Houses of Parliament in armour.
10.It is not ILLEGAL to kill a Scotsman within the old walls of the City of York, but only if he carries bow and arrow
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It's ILLEGAL to take your clothes off while having a bath in a bathtub.