A parent can be arrested if his child cannot hold back a burp during a
Females are strictly forbidden to appear unshaven in public.
A fine of $25 can be levied for flirting. This old law specifically
prohibits men from turning around on any city street and looking
"at a woman in that way." A second conviction for a crime of this
magnitude calls for the violating male to be forced to wear a
"pair of horse-blinders" wherever and whenever he goes outside
for a stroll.
Beer and pretzels can't be served at the same time in any bar or
Women are prohibited from wearing patent leather shoes in public.
Violators can be fined, arrested or jailed for making ugly faces at a dog.
Females are forbidden from doing their own hair without being licensed by
Dogs must have a permit signed by the mayor in order to congregate in
groups of three or more on private property.
A special cleaning ordinance bans housewives from hiding dirt and dust
under a rug in a dwelling.
No man may purchase alcohol without written consent from his wife.
A city ordinance states that a person cannot go barefoot without first
obtaining a special five-dollar permit.
It is illegal to take more than three sips of beer at a time while
Lawmakers made it obligatory for everybody to take at least one bath each
week - on Saturday night.
All lollipops are banned.
A law to reduce crime states: "It is mandatory for a motorist with criminal
intentions to stop at the city limits and telephone the chief of police as
is entering the town."
No children may attend school with their breath smelling of "wild