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.
Connecticut Is Bouncing Pickles
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!
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.
Alabama Folk Need to Be Reminded to Look at the Road
It seems like word didn't make it to everyone in the Yellowhammer State about the common phrase "Keep your eyes on the road."
While it goes without saying no matter where you live, in Alabama there's a law that prohibits driving while blindfolded.
Maine Priorities Lie in Dunkin Donuts
We had no idea how much the residents of South Berwick in Maine, love their Dunkin' Donuts coffee. In fact, you will be looking at a fine if you park your car in front of Dunkin Donuts.
This law was enacted because the coffee and donut chain is a hot spot and the parking lot can turn into a mega traffic jam. Talk about a sugar rush!