The legal system as a concept has been around for a long time an dhence has developed volumes upon volumes of documentation. Sometimes, old laws stay on the books for a long time without being repealled. This can lead to some kind of funny and embarassing situations. We have this list of ten of the funniest laws around the western world.
In Cannes, France, wearing a Jerry Lewis mask is illegal.
In the UK, a pregnant woman can legally relieve herself anywhere she wants - even in a policeman's helmet.
In France, it is forbidden to call a pig Napoleon.
In Victoria, Australia, It is illegal to wear pink hot pants after midday on a Sunday.
In Texas, if you are going to commit a crime, you legally have to give 24 hours notice to the police.
In Vermont, women must obtain written permission from their husbands to wear false teeth.
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 Baltimore, Maryland, taking a lion to the cinema is illegal.
In Switzerland flushing the toilet after 10 pm where the person lives in an apartment is illegal.