Texas Dumb Laws

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  1. bbauer

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    When two trains meet each other at a railroad crossing, each shall
    come to a full stop, and neither shall proceed until the other has
    A city ordinance states that a person cannot go barefoot without
    first obtaining a special five-dollar permit.
    It is illegal to take more than three sips of beer at a time while
    You can be legally married by publically introducing a person as
    your husband or wife 3 times.
    It is illegal to drive without windshield wipers. You don't need a
    windshield, but you must have the wipers.
    It is illegal for one to shoot a buffalo from the second story of a
    It is illegal to milk another person's cow.
    A recently passed anticrime law requires criminals to give their
    victims 24 hours notice, either orally or in writing, and to explain
    the nature of the crime to be committed.
    It is unlawful for a person to consume an alcoholic beverage while
    operating a motor vehicle upon a public roadway, if the person is
    observed doing so by a peace officer.
    The entire Encyclopedia Britannica is banned in Texas because it
    contains a formula for making beer at home.


    It is illegal to idle or loiter anyplace within the corporate limits of
    the city for the purpose of flirting or mashing.


    Wire cutters can not be carried in your pocket.


    Collegiate football is banned at Lamar University.


    It is against the law to throw confetti, rubber balls, feather dusters,
    whips or quirts (riding crop), and explosive firecrackers of any kind.


    It is illegal to dust any public building with a feather duster.


    It's illegal to possess realistic dildos.

    El Paso

    Churches, hotels, halls of assembly, stores, markets, banking
    rooms, railroad depots, and saloons are required to provide
    spittoons "of a kind and number to efficiently contain
    expectorations into them."


    Beer may not be purchased after midnight on a Sunday, but it
    may be purchased on Monday.
    It is illegal to sell Limburger cheese on Sunday.


    It is illegal to drive a motor car down Broadway before noon on


    Dogs must be on a leash at ALL times. Fine of 100 dollars.


    It is illegal to take more than three swallows of beer while

    Lubbock County

    It is illegal to drive within an arm's length of alcohol - including
    alcohol in someone else's blood stream.


    It is illegal for children to have unusual haircuts.

    Port Arthur

    Obnoxious odors may not be emitted while in an elevator.


    It is now illegal to place a "for sale" sign on a car if it visible from
    the street.
    It is illegal to do "U Turns".

    San Antonio

    It is illegal for both sexes to flirt or respond to flirtation using the
    eyes and/or hands.
    It is illegal to urinate on the Alamo.


    No one may ride a horse and buggy through the town square.
    You can ride your horse in the saloon.
    Cattle thieves may be hanged on the spot.


    Owners of horses may not ride them at night without tail lights.

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