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Monday, June 26, 2006 Waste of Space Monday

Waste of Space Monday is brought to you by Tammy over at Rant N' Raven Heaven. I stumbled upon these "waste of space" laws, so read and enjoy... our tax dollars at work:

In Clarendon, TX., it is illegal to dust any public building with a feather duster.....

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

Portland, ME., makes it illegal to tickle a girl under the chin with a feather duster.

Georgia law provides that it is a misdemeanor for any citizen to attend church worship on Sunday unless he is equipped with a rifle and it is loaded.

It is contrary to Pennsylvania law to discharge a gun, cannon, revolver or other explosive weapon at a wedding.

In Racine, WS., it is illegal to wake a fireman when he is asleep.

In Fort Madison, IA., the fire department is required to practice fire fighting for fifteen minutes before attending a fire.

A Chicago law forbids eating in a place that is on fire.

San Francisco prohibits elephants from strolling down Market Street unless they are on a leash.
In Normal, IL., it is against the law to make faces at dogs.

Hartford, CT., makes it illegal to educate dogs.

A Belvedere, CA., City Council order reads: "No dog shall be in a public place without its master on a leash."

In Paulding, OH., a policeman may bite a dog to quiet him.

A law passed in Denver says that the dog catcher must notify dogs of impounding by posting, for three consecutive days, a notice on a tree in the city park and along a public road running through said park.

In Tennessee, you can't shoot any game other than whales from a moving automobile.

In Cleveland, it is illegal to catch mice without a hunting license.

Kansas law prohibits shooting rabbits from a motorboat.

Los Angeles law forbids hunting moths under a street light.

Atlanta makes it against the law to tie a giraffe to a telephone pole or street lamp.

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