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Dumb Virginia Laws
It is illegal to sell peanut brittle on Sundays. (Repealed)
You cannot sell lettuce on Sunday, but you can sell beer, wine etc. (Repealed)
There is a state law prohibiting "corrupt practices of bribery by any person other than candidates."
You may not work on Sunday. (Repealed)
It is illegal to spit on sidewalk.
Driving while not wearing shoes is prohibited. (Repealed)
Police radar detectors are illegal.
Citizens must honk their horn while passing other cars.
Children are not to go trick-or-treating on Halloween.
It is illegal to tickle women.
You cannot buy hardware of any kind on Sunday. (Passed in 1975, repealed in 1977)
No one may wash a mule on the sidewalk.
A person of color may not be oustide or within the city limits after 7 pm.
It is illegal to kick your wife out of bed.
Spitting on a sea gull is not tolerated.
A man may face 60 days in jail for patting a woman's derriere.
Women must wear a corsette after sundown and be in the company of male chaperone.
It is illegal to flip a coin in a restaurant to see who pays for a coffee.
It is legal for a man to beat his wife on the courthouse steps so long as it is before 8:00 pm.
It is illegal to skate down the sidewalk of Main Street.
If you are drunk and not driving your car, and the person who is driving the car is drunk as well, you may both receive DUI's.
It is illegal for a person to ride on the handlebars of a bike.
It is illegal to use profanity on Atlantic Avenue or the boardwalk.
It is also unlawful to drive by the same place within 30 minutes on Atlantic Avenue.
It is illegal for a woman to drive a car up Main Street unless her husband is walking in front of the car waving a red flag.
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