Enjoy this collection of funny, stupid and often bizarre laws from the state of Delaware. This includes a selection of both past and current laws. Below are a few. Dumb Laws in Delaware. “R” rated movies shall not be shown at drive-in theaters . Full text of the law. It is illegal to fly over any body of water, unless one is.
The center of town is on the National Register of Historic Places and the entire town has been zoned as historic. State fish — weakfish also called sea trout, gray trout, yellow mouth, yellow fin trout, tide-runner and squeteague — the American Indian name. Something to think about: Sign in or sign up and post using a HubPages Network account.
Comments are not for promoting your articles or other sites. How are you, sweet Nellieanna? I have missed seeing you on HP. Delighted that you find these crazy laws as hilarious as I do. And that you also enjoy my comments and illustrious fun facts makes me ecstatic.
Seems strange, doesn't it, that the state has so many Ph. Thanks for your votes, m'dear, do visit my other 'crazy law' sites and let me know what you think. Hope all is well with you. These are hilariously absurd laws! I love this one, their misspell and especially your comment:. I can feel your smirk, shanmarie, and it makes me feel good I'm delighted to make you laugh Thank you, Lilleyth, for the visit and the multiple 'Ups. What a fascinating background, m'dear.
This is a fantastic hub. Voted up, up, up!
I know a lot about the state of Delaware as I live in Dover and published a regional magazine that covered the Delmarva Peninsula for 18 years. Additionally, I as a former paralegal for the Delaware House of Representatives for ten years, I can personally attest that I have, in fact, typed some of the more interesting bills introduced and voted into law in that state.
The attorneys that drafted the bills at the time I worked there are witty guys too, especially John Brady, Esquire. It would creep me out, too, shanmarie, if I personally knew someone trading in corpses. There are a number of companies in my state that utilize human bone to be used in dental implants and grafts. Research indicates that much of their supply comes from Balkan countries. Re your query, in my experience, funny-looking men do not seem to get as much negative attention as funny-looking women.
Especially if they drive a Maserati, own a powerful speedboat, and live in a mansion. I have an idea of who might be buying or selling corpses, but it still creeps me out to think about. Advice from you, Paula, I will always treasure. Especially since your words echo my life-long passion for spreading the word about humor and laughter. Mark Twain's impressive quote guides my life: The minute it crops up, all our irritation and resentments slip away, and a sunny spirit takes their place.
I really do not feel guilty about laughing - even my business card lists my occupation as 'Mirthologist. Humor and laughter have been essential ingredients in every speech, every coaching session, and almost every interaction I have had with others throughout my life. Thanks for sharing my view.
Who decides what ugly really is? It's in the eye of the beholder, right? It's not a pleasant subject but there is a booming trade in body parts. I learned that many of the original 'parts' are harvested in the Ukraine and then shipped to a facility in Florida for further 'refinement. You many not yet have the 'poop' law in your state but it may be just around the corner. Be careful where you step. Thanks for enjoying this, m'dear, the laughs are on me.
And many more thanks for the sharing, pinning, tweeting, etc. With your permission you are now my newest BFF. Those two laws prohibiting the changing of clothes are two of my all-time favorites in the loony law department. Thanks for loving this - the next installment has just been published: So happy you love the Delaware info and the funny laws. The 'poop' law although funny to write about is a wise alternative for dog owners who are using lawns for latrines - for their dogs, that is.
It is a law in the area where I live, too, and we have actual 'poop' stations with available disposable baggies. Delighted that you appreciated the info about your state's laws, my comments and the historical information. Delaware is fortunate to have you reside there. Thanks for noticing my radio station 69 comment. I thought it was funny, too.
If I may be so bold as to give the "Doc" some advice. I have some pretty impressive qualifications my damned self.. NEVER ever feel "guilty" for laughing You have my lifetime guarantee. Rehoboth seems to be a 'swinging' spot for a visit. As for sleeping on a bench there, fuhgettaboudit. Log In Don't have an account? Sign Up Forgot your password? Login Forgot your password?
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Get our top 10 stories in your inbox: I have already activated my account. We and our trusted partners use technology such as cookies on our site to personalize content and ads, provide social media features, and analyze our traffic. You can read more about it and change your preferences here. Take a look at these 20 most stupid laws in the United States by Captain Scoop. TyMartin 2 years ago It's not pointing to Alaska. Alec 2 years ago In a desert environment that's not necessarily a crazy law. Gigi Carnegie 2 years ago ME: SapphireDolphin10 2 years ago What are you going to tell the dog if they do.
Ivaylo Tashev 2 years ago "You can f off! Brittney Hay 1 year ago I'm from Alabama and it's also illegal to carry an ice cream cone in your back pocket Flaming arrows, alas, are also off limits. A pickle cannot be sold unless it bounces. We know that kids can be annoying especially when they say things like this in school but please remember that in Florida it is a felony to sell your children. Idaho is the only state to have an active ban on cannibalism. Listen here, city slicker: In the municipality of French Lick Springs, all black cats must wear bells around their necks on Friday the 13th.
Better watch out for these 8 days that are even unluckier than Friday the 13th. It may still be illegal to throw snowballs in Topeka, Kansas.
Good to know now; unfortunately, when the oath took effect in , many would-be duelists turned to murderous street brawls instead. Did you know that Alexander Hamilton was involved in at least 10 duels? But mostly, they will have to endure the humiliation of being called shellfish for the rest of their life.
Part of a lengthy list of cemetery regulations, this ordinance is really a favor to would-be marketers; nobody is a worse customer than a corpse. Making road rage even rage-ier, it is illegal to swear or curse upon any street or highway in Rockville, Maryland.
While you try to ponder what such a dance would even look like, find solace in the fact that this law could never actually be enforced, thanks to a slightly weightier document called the First Amendment. Until , every citizen of Michigan was encouraged to be a bounty hunter. Prankish Tarzans, be warned: Technically, no person afflicted with a venereal disease may get married in Nebraska.