Dumb Laws – G

By Jab

Dumb Laws by Letter State — A C D F G H I K L M N O P R S T U V W


  • It is illegal to use profanity in front of a dead body which lies in a funeral home or in a coroners office.
  • You have the right to commit simple battery if provoked by “fighting” words.
  • Members of the state assembly cannot be ticketed for speeding while the state assembly is in session.
  • Donkeys may not be kept in bathtubs.
  • Signs are required to be written in English.
  • No one may carry an ice cream cone in their back pocket if it is Sunday.
  • Acworth — All citizens must own a rake.
  • Atlanta — Against the law to tie a giraffe to a telephone pole or street lamp.
  • One man may not be on another man’s back.
  • Columbus — Can’t cut off a chicken’s head on Sunday.
  • It is illegal to carry a chicken by it’s feet down Broadway on Sunday.
  • Gainesville — Chicken must be eaten with the hands.
  • Jonesboro — It is illegal to say “Oh, Boy”
  • Kennesaw — Every head of household must possess a firearm of some kind.
  • Marietta — Though it is illegal to spit from a car or bus, citizens may spit from a truck.
  • St. Mary’s — No spitting on the sidewalk is permitted after dark.
  • Quitman — It is illegal for a chicken to cross the road.
  • Cars are not to drive on sidewalks.