-Motorists in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, cannot park a car for more than two hours unless it is hitched to a horse.

-Women in Whitesville, Delaware, could be charged with disorderly conduct if they propose marriage to a man.

-In Kentucky, a woman is forbidden to wear a bathing suit on a highway unless she is armed with a club or is escorted by at least two officers. The amendment says that the provisions of this statute “shall not apply to a female weighing less than 90 pounds or exceeding 200 pounds.”

-There is a law in South Carolina that allows a husband to beat his wife on the courthouse steps on a Sunday.

-In Lander, Wyoming, it is illegal for adults to take a bath more than once a month once the cold weather arrives. Children cannot take a bath at all during the winter.

-According to Florida law, anyone who takes a bath must wear clothes.

-In Quitman, Georgia, chickens may not cross the road.

-Buying ice cream on Sundays was illegal in Ohio because it was thought to be frivolous and “luxurious.” Consequently, ice cream vendors would put fruit on top of the ice cream to make it more nutritious, creating the ice cream sundae.

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  • Interesting facts from the history of law.