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November 06, 2018

Good Afternoon,

Early BirdLaws are good, but sometimes they can be a wee bit strange, bizarre, or just plain crazy.

Take a gander at our list of Strange United States Laws, along with the other rip-roaring stuff, that can be found in today's issue of Mouthpiece. You're welcome!

I guess I better stay out of St. Louis.

Mouthing Off,

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"Lawyers spend a great deal of their time shoveling smoke."
--Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.

"Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear."
--Mark Twain

"Man invented language to satisfy his deep need to complain."
--Lily Tomlin

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*-- Strange United States Laws --*

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 unacquainted."

In Los Angeles, you cannot bathe two babies in the same tub at the same time.

In Zion, Ill., it is illegal for anyone to give lighted cigars to dogs, cats, and other domesticated animals kept as pets.

In Carmel, N.Y., a man can't go outside while wearing a jacket and pants that do not match.

In Clawson, Mich., there is a law that makes it LEGAL for a farmer to sleep with his pigs, cows, horses, goats, and chickens.

In Gary, Ind., persons are prohibited from attending a movie house or other theater and from riding a public streetcar within four hours of eating garlic.

In Miami, it's illegal for men to be seen publicly in any kind of strapless gown.

In St. Louis, it's illegal to sit on the curb of any city street and drink beer from a bucket.

In Detroit, couples are banned from making love in an automobile unless the act takes place while the vehicle is parked on the couple's own property.

In Hartford, Conn., you aren't allowed to cross a street while walking on your hands.

In Baltimore, it's illegal to take a lion to the movies.

In Oxford, Ohio, it's illegal for a woman to strip off her clothing while standing in front of a man's picture.

In California, animals are banned from mating publicly within 1,500 feet of a tavern, school, or place of worship.

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