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Ohio Laws

Discussion in 'OGF Comedy Corner' started by cmiller, Jun 15, 2008.

  1. In Ohio, if you ignore an orator on Decoration day to such an extent as to publicly play croquet or pitch horseshoes within one mile of the speaker’s stand, you can be fined $25.

    Women are prohibited from wearing patent leather shoes in public.

    It is illegal to fish for whales on Sunday.

    It is illegal to get a fish drunk.

    The Ohio driver’s education manual states that you must honk the horn whenever you pass another car.

    Participating or conducting a duel is prohibited.

    Breast feeding is not allowed in public.

    It is illegal for more than five women to live in a house.

    It is illegal to mistreat anything of great importance.

    No one may be arrested on Sunday or on the Fourth of July.

    Owners of tigers must notify authorities within one hour if the tiger escapes.

    It is illegal to get drunk while fishing.

    Bay Village
    It is illegal to walk a cow down Lake Road.


    Bexley
    Ordinance number 223, of 09/09/19 prohibits the installation and usage of slot machines in outhouses.


    Clinton County
    Any person who leans against a public building will be subject to fines.


    Cleveland
    It's illegal to catch mice without a hunting license!


    Women are forbidden from wearing patent leather shoes, lest men see reflections of their underwear.


    Columbus

    It is illegal for stores to sell corn flakes on Sunday.


    Fairview Park
    It's against the law to honk your horn "excessively". A grandmother was fined for honking her horn twice at her neighbor.


    Items left on a tree lawn become city property. A young man was fined for removing an item from a tree lawn even though he had the owner's permission.


    Ironton
    Cross-dressing is against the law.


    Lima
    Any map that does not have Lima clearly stated on the map cannot be sold.


    Lowell
    It is unlawful to run a horse over five miles per hour.


    Marion
    You cannot eat a doughnut and walk backwards on a city street.


    North Canton
    It is against the law to roller skate without notifying the police.


    McDonald

    Your goose may not paraded down Main Street.


    Oxford

    It's illegal for a woman to strip off her clothing while standing in front of a man's picture.


    Paulding
    A policeman may bite a dog to quiet him.


    Toledo
    Throwing a snake at anyone is illegal.


    Strongsville
    Catch 22 is banned.


    Youngstown
    Riding on the roof of a taxi cab is not allowed.


    You may not run out of gas.
     
  2. ezbite

    ezbite the Susan Lucci of OGF

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    Gju4248 better stay out of Ironton or they will lock him up!:p
     

  3. LOL! :p That was funny
     
  4. That explains the rodent problem in Cleveland....
     
  5. Is this for real??? if so, It explains alot
     
  6. Yes fellas, These are real, actual laws Ohio has. Florida? A law of theirs States: It is illeagal to walk an alligator in town on Sundays.

    Anyways, I'm suprized that no police officers actually enforce these laws. They do with traffic violations.
     
  7. Guys, Click on below link.
    http://www.dumblaws.com/laws/united-states/ohio
    Click on "Full Text" on Right side above the law and a further explanation shall follow.

    Check out the other states on that site! I also found some of these laws on a seperate site.