A parent can be arrested if his child cannot hold back a burp during a
Females are strictly forbidden to appear unshaven in public.
A fine of $25 can be levied for flirting. This old law specifically prohibits men from turning around on any city street and looking
“at a woman in that way.” A second conviction for a crime of this magnitude calls for the violating male to be forced to wear a
“pair of horse-blinders” wherever and whenever he goes outside for a stroll.
Beer and pretzels can’t be served at the same time in any bar or restaurant.
Women are prohibited from wearing patent leather shoes in public.
Violators can be fined, arrested or jailed for making ugly faces at a dog.
Females are forbidden from doing their own hair without being licensed by the state.
Dogs must have a permit signed by the mayor in order to congregate in groups of three or more on private property.
A special cleaning ordinance bans housewives from hiding dirt and dust under a rug in a dwelling.
No man may purchase alcohol without written consent from his wife.
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 standing.
Lawmakers made it obligatory for everybody to take at least one bath each week – on Saturday night.
All lollipops are banned.
A law to reduce crime states: “It is mandatory for a motorist with criminal intentions to stop at the city limits and telephone the chief of police as he is entering the town.”
No children may attend school with their breath smelling of “wild onions.”
Growing up on a dairy farm in southeastern Indiana, Gary traveled very little until midlife, when the opportunity became available to him.
Grabbing his camera and a bag full of equipment, he began his vision quest traveling to most areas of the United States and several countries abroad.
Along the way he collected several thousand photographs that he wants to share with everyone.
Gary decided the best way to accomplish his goal was to publish photo documentaries on the various areas of the world he has visited.
What will follow will be several photography books, who knows how many will wind up in his collection.
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