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It is illegal to die in the Houses of Parliament.
It is an act of treason to place a postage stamp bearing the British king or queen's image upside-down.
It is illegal for a woman to be topless in Liverpool except as a clerk in a tropical fish store.
Eating mince pies on Christmas Day is banned in Britain.
The head of any dead whale found on the British coast automatically becomes the property of the King, and the tail of the Queen.
It is illegal to enter the Houses of Parliament wearing a suit of armor
If someone knocks on your door in Scotland and needs the use of your toilet, you are required to let them enter.
In the UK a pregnant woman can legally relieve herself anywhere she wants, including in a policeman's helmet.
It is illegal not to tell the tax man anything you do not want him to know, but legal not to tell him information you do not mind him knowing.
In Trinity College students can demand a glass of wine at any time during an exam, provided they are wearing their sword.
It is legal to murder a Scotsman within the ancient city walls of York, but only if he is carrying a bow and arrow.
In Ohio, it is against state law to get a fish drunk.
In England, all men over the age of 14 must carry out two hours of longbow practice a day.
In England it is illegal to be drunk on Licensed Premises. [pubs, clubs and bars, restaurants]
In London, it is illegal to flag down a taxi if you have the plague.
It is illegal for a cab in the City of London to carry rabid dogs or corpses
In Scotland it is illegal to be a drunk in possession of a cow
In Florida, unmarried women who parachute on Sundays can be jailed.
In France, it is forbidden to call a pig Napoleon.
It is illegal to kiss on railways in France.
Royal Navy ships that enter the Port of London must provide a barrel of rum to the Constable of the Tower of London.
In San Salvador, drunk drivers can be punished by death before a firing squad.
In Vermont, women must obtain written permission from their husbands to wear false teeth.
In Massachusetts Christmas was outlawed in 1659. Not until 1856 did Christmas—along with Washington’s Birthday and the Fourth of July—finally become a public holiday in Massachusetts.
In New Hampshire it is against the law to tap your feet, nod your head or in any way keep time to the music in a tavern, restaurant or cafe.
In Oklahoma criminals can be fined, arrested or jailed for making faces at a dog (Barking Mad).
In Germany it is illegal to wear a mask.
It is illegal for a student to walk through Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland, without a sword.
In Antwerp, Belgium, it is illegal to wear a red hat and walk down the main street.
In Israel picking your nose on Saturday is forbidden.
In Singapore failure to flush a public toilet after use may result in a very large fine.
In Australia it is illegal to dress up as Batman
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