Here’s a law that puts farmers in Connecticut in quite a pickle. Back in the late 1940s, two men were arrested for selling pickles that were “unfit for human consumption.”
Soon after, Officials declared that a pickle is legitimate only if it bounces. The pickles in question did not bounce — so the two men were arrested and fined, and the pickles were confiscated!
You Can't Be Fast and Furious in Kansas
Sorry guys, screeching your tires in Kansas is considered unlawful. So no more funny shenanigans while driving cause you wouldn't want to disturb the peace...
Especially not when the force of the law might get involved and you could face a hefty fine.
Georgia Limits Your Boat Time
Oh, buoy! Staying on a boat during your time in Georgia? Not for more than 30 days you’re not.
You can file for an extension, but it might be simpler to just make other arrangements, such as moving on to another state or just drifting to international waters.
California Hates Tweety
Hopefully, we never have to know what it's like to lose our canaries, but if we did, we'd have to remember this law if we want our criminal record to stay clear.
How this bizarre law came about, we're not exactly sure but according to the official list, the city of Berkeley in California prohibits anyone from whistling for their lost canary before 7 in the morning.
Arizona Donkies Never Sleep in the Tub
Back in the 1920s, a local dam broke in Arizona which ended up flooding a rancher's home. The rancher's donkey had become accustomed to sleeping in the bathtub, which filled with water and whisked him miles away.
After working to rescue the animal, the town passed a law that prohibits donkeys from sleeping in the bathtub.