Ohio: At Least We're Not Michigan
A short story...
In Ohio, an unidentified man in his late twenties walked into a police station with a 9-inch wire protruding from his forehead and calmly asked officers to give him an X-ray to help him find his brain,which he claimed had been stolen. Police were shocked to learn that the man had drilled a 6-inch deep hole in his skull with a Black & Decker power drill and had stuck the wire in to try and find the missing brain.
Dumb Ohio Laws
In Ohio, if you ignore an orator on Decoration day to such an extent as to publicly play croquet or pitch horseshoes within one mile of the speaker's stand, you can be fined $25.00.
Women are prohibited from wearing patent leather shoes in public.
It is illegal to fish for whales on Sunday.
It is illegal to get a fish drunk.
The Ohio driver's education manual states that you must honk the horn whenever you pass another car.
Participating or conducting a duel is prohibited.
Breast feeding is not allowed in public.
It is illegal for more than five women to live in a house.
It is illegal to mistreat anything of great importance.
Owners of tigers must notify authorities within one hour if the tiger escapes.
No one may be arrested on Sunday or on the Fourth of July.
It is illegal to walk a cow down Lake Road.
Ordinance number 223, of 09/09/19 prohibits the installation and usage of slot machines in outhouses.
Any person who leans against a public building will be subject to fines.
It's illegal to catch mice without a hunting license!
Women are forbidden from wearing patent leather shoes, lest men see reflections of their underwear.
It is illegal for stores to sell corn flakes on Sunday.
It's against the law to honk your horn "excessively". A grandmother was fined for honking her horn twice at her neighbor.
Items left on a tree lawn become city property. A young man was fined for removing an item from a tree lawn even though he had the owner's permission.
Cross-dressing is against the law.
Any map that does not have Lima clearly stated on the map cannot be sold.
It is unlawful to run a horse over five miles per hour.
You cannot eat a doughnut and walk backwards on a city street.
It is against the law to roller skate without notifying the police.
Your goose may not paraded down Main Street.
It's illegal for a woman to strip off her clothing while standing in front of a man's picture.
A policeman may bite a dog to quiet him.
Throwing a snake at anyone is illegal.
Catch 22 is banned.
Riding on the roof of a taxi cab is not allowed.
You may not run out of gas.
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