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Saturday, May 24, 2008

Weird laws in Iowa

. A man with a moustache may never kiss a woman in public.
. An owner or employee of an establishment in Iowa that sells alcohol can't legally consume a drink there after closing for business.
. Don't plan on running a "tab" in Iowa; it's illegal.
. Horses are forbidden to eat fire hydrants in Marshalltown, Iowa.
. If a law enforcement officer is having a drink in a bar in Iowa and an employee pours water down the drain, the water is legally considered an alcohol beverage intended for unlawful purposes.
. In Dubuque any hotel in the city limits must have a water bucket and a hitching post in front of the building.
. In Fort Madison the fire department is required to practice fire fighting for fifteen minutes before attending a fire.
. In Marshalltown horses are forbidden to eat fire hydrants.
. In Ottumwa, Iowa, "It is unlawful for any male person, within the corporate limits of the (city), to wink at any female person with whom he is unaquainted."
. Indianola: The "Ice Cream Man" and his truck are banned.
. It is a violation of the law to sell or distribute drugs or narcotics without having first obtained the appropriate Iowa drug tax stamp.
. It is illegal to hunt from an aircraft.
. It is illegal to accept a gratuity or tip in Iowa.
. It's safe to make love while parked in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. Police officers aren't allowed to walk up and knock on the window. Any suspicious officer who thinks that sex is taking place must drive up from behind, honk his horn three times and wait approximately two minutes before getting out of his car to investigate.
. Kisses may last for as much as, but no more than, five minutes.
. One-armed piano players must perform for free.
. Riverboat gamblers in Iowa have a $5 maximum bet.
. The Iowa Legislature once passed a resolution ordering the state cafeteria to start serving cornbread.
. Warn your hubby that after lovemaking in Ames, Iowa, he isn't allowed to take more than three gulps of beer while lying in bed with you -- or holding you in his arms.
. You may shoot Native Americans if there are more than five of them on your property at any one time (ouch)

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