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A law was enacted in 2009 that makes it illegal to be drunk in public in Ireland.
In 2015 a social media storm was caused when a toucan was viciously attacked by Costa Rican teens. The bird had its beak badly damaged and caused Costa Rican animal law to be put under scrutiny.
In Iran, a law from 2013 allows Men to marry their 13-year-old adopted daughters.
In Venice, Italy, all gondolas are required to be painted in black by law.
Mahatma Gandhi had a law degree.
In the 16th century, a London law forbade wife beating after 9:00 P.M., but only because the noise disturbed people’s sleep.
In Florida, it’s against the law for a person to appear in public clothed in liquid latex.
Abraham Lincoln practiced law without a degree. He had less than 12 months of formal schooling.
In California and 3 other U.S. states, “Ladies’ Night” are against the law because they are gender discrimination.
In China, there is an “Elderly Rights” law which makes it illegal for anyone who has parents over 60 not to visit them regularly.
The Hollywood sign was changed by a prankster in 1976 to read “Hollyweed”, after the passage of a state law decriminalising marijuana.
During the Mormon War in 1838, the governor of Missouri made it legal to kill Mormons. The law was rescinded in 1976.
Generic and brand name drugs are required by U.S. law to be equally effective.
By law, only dead people can appear on U.S. currency.
The Law of Urination says that all mammals, weighing more than 2.2 pounds (a kilogram), take almost the same time to pee: about 20 seconds.
In Ohio, it is against state law to get a fish drunk.
Being annoying was against the law in Grand Rapids, Michigan, until 2014.
When last names were created in Thailand in 1913, law required all names to be unique, so the only way two Thais would have the same last name would be if they were related.
In 1766, Sweden became the first country in the world to introduce a constitutional law to abolish censorship.
President Banana, first president of Zimbabwe, passed a law forbidding citizens from making jokes about his name.