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10 ridiculous and confusing laws from around the world

Do you know where in the world you can be fined for wearing pink pants or a chewing gum? You won't believe some of these strange laws actually exist in the different counties of the world.



Have you ever heard about any of these laws? Do you believe they actually work? What would you add to this list?


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122 Comments
danny powell
How do the Japanese explain sumo wrestlers?
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Jun 16, 2018 4:55PM
Justine Howell
i live in victoria Australia and we don't have that law about pink pants
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Aug 9, 2018 5:23PM
Oystein Wergeland
Singapore is a hot city country. Gum sticking to sidewalks was a public nuisance and expensive to clean up. They also had a law forbidding people have standing water under flowerpots. I don't know if that still exists but police could go into homes and fine anybody breaking the law. Obviously there to fight mosquitoes and malaria. Germany, yeah, dangerous to stop on the no speed limit autobahn.
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Aug 5, 2018 4:40PM
rbettis
The Gum Law is Great, the United States should try it for a while, just look under any table in any restaurant, and those black spots on sidewalks is usually gum some nasty ignorant person has spit out on the sidewalk rather than put the chewed gum in a trash can .
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Jul 11, 2018 8:27PM
Elaine Bauer
Pink pants on Sunday afternoons?!??🍀
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Mar 29, 2020 8:30PM
Duncan McConnachie
"Ignorantia juris non excusat or ignorantia legis neminem excusat (Latin for "ignorance of the law excuses not" and "ignorance of law excuses no one" respectively) is a legal principle holding that a person who is unaware of a law may not escape liability for violating that law merely because one was unaware of its content." https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ignorantia_juris_non_excusat
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Mar 1, 2020 4:46AM
Nancy Wampler Collier
danny powell, that’s what I thought!!
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Aug 31, 2019 9:40PM
jeannette
I knew the stamp one as i nearly screwed up thinking the price of the stamp went at thhe top but then i was ONLY 11 and being from australia the price of the stamp goes at the top
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Aug 5, 2019 5:55PM
susan
Pants waistband must be at waist. As designed
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Jul 22, 2019 9:50AM
littledick
Justine Howell,Could it be on the books and just never enforced? That's true with a lot of these kinds of laws so that most of us deny such existence.
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Jul 20, 2019 5:31PM
littledick
Cynthia S McDonald, "capitol".
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Jul 20, 2019 5:26PM
Maria Carella Goldman
Justine Howell, never heard of that either
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May 10, 2019 9:38PM
Tanya Yaksich
Sharon Farro, anybody who swears at their Mother deserves a smack in the mouth, very disrespectful .!!
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Mar 21, 2019 8:25PM
lighthouse
Carrol Halliwell, We're all not as gullible as you think!
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Mar 19, 2019 6:14PM
Paulo Alexandre Oliveira Pereira
A lot of information just doesn’t exist our days ...
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Jan 23, 2019 5:03PM
Evan Davies
No such law in Victoria, Australia.
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Jan 7, 2019 11:18PM
Diana Lynn Street
Well in Canada Jay walking is a crime but we don't listen and the out come could be death
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Dec 30, 2018 12:42AM
Sharon Farro
In Etobicke On.( Canada) it is against the law to swear at your mother in public. Yup it's true. Lol
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Dec 29, 2018 5:40PM
Keith Williams
That’s my Saturday afternoon in Melbourne ruined in one fell swoop
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Dec 28, 2018 11:40PM

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