It’s no surprise there are some really weird laws in existence. For example, in California, it’s illegal to have a bicycle in a swimming pool… and in Singapore it’s illegal to chew gum since 1992. Here are some of the weirdest laws in existence. Better watch your back!If you plan on having a pillow fight in Germany, be warned. You may be charged with assault if you hit too hard.
You cannot wear black jeans as they are linked to the United States. If you are going to wear denim, you have to go blue.
Only the Queen of England can eat the mute swan. If you are caught eating one, you may be fined £5,000 or face six months in prison.
Disc jockeys have to play the same number of tango songs as any other genre played.
Featherbeds are illegal. It is believed the bed may encourages lustful feelings.
Eating and drinking is not allowed on prehistoric sites.
The Prohibition and Inspections Act of 1998 forbids causing a nuclear explosion.
This is not the place for the metrosexual man. A law was passed in 2010 prohibiting men from donning spiky hair or wearing ponytails.
Despite all the photos of tourists feeding pigeons, it is actually against the law.
Canada’s Currency Act of 1985 limits the number of coins you can use per transaction. The maximum for nickels is $5.00 while the looney ($1.00) the maximum is $25.00.
Do not pack any over-the-counter pseudoephedrine and codine medications like Vicks. Japan does not allow stimulant drugs.
The all-woman town of Noiva do Cordeiro only allows male residence as long as they follow the rules. Noiva do Cordeiro was founded by a woman in the 19th century after she was excommunicated for leaving a forced marriage.
Everyone has to pay a television tax whether you own one or not.
Drivers are expected to carry a personal breathalyzer; if caught without one expect a fine.
It is against the law to forget your wife’s birthday.
Before you build a road in Iceland, you have to ensure it does not disturb the ‘magical’ elves’ homes.
In 2013, a law was passed where children must visit their parents and tend to their spiritual needs.
If you change your own light bulbs you had better be an electrician. Those that defy the law will be charged AUD$10 per light bulb.
If you ever bike your way north, do not attach a siren to your bicycle as it is against the law. Stick to bells or horns as you may be fined up to $5,000 for noise pollution.
Stores can only sell dolls with human faces; alien faces are prohibited.
Best to work out your issues with your significant other as divorce is illegal.
Women are not allowed to drive as it is believed it undermines “social values.”
It is against the law to tell children that homosexuals exist.
You are prohibited to declare war on another country.
Prostitution is illegal, but prostitutes are not.
This is no laughing matter; placing the stamp with the Queen’s head upside down is considered treason.
You cannot step on money because it has the image of king Bhumibol Adulyadej and walking over it is disrespectful.
If you set up a radio station illegally, just wait five years for it to become legal.
When you attend Oktoberfest in Munich, you can be certain it is authentic German beer as no foreign brands are allowed.
Your canine cannot mate with the Queen’s corgi.