Jury: Twelve men chosen to vote on which side has the better lawyer.
Senator: Half horse and half man.
The Pen is mightier than the Sword.
Thee Court is mightier than the Pen.
The Sword is mightier than the Court.
- Rey Barry -
Below are some of the laws, which are still in existence
- In Ottumwa, Iowa, "It is unlawful for any male person, within the corporate limits of the (city), to wink at any female person with whom he is unacquainted."
- In Los Angeles, you cannot bathe two babies in the same tub at the same time.
- In Zion, Ill., it is illegal for anyone to give lighted cigars to dogs, cats, and other domesticated animals kept as pets.
- In Carmel, N.Y., a man can't go outside while wearing a jacket and pants that do not match.
- In St. Louis, it's illegal to sit on the curb of any city street and drink beer from a bucket.
- In Hartford, Conn., you aren't allowed to cross a street while walking on your hands
- In Baltimore, it's illegal to throw bales of hay from a second-story window within the city limits. It's also illegal to take a lion to the movies.
- In Oxford, Ohio, it's illegal for a woman to strip off her clothing while standing in front of a man's picture.
- In Carrizozo, N.M., it's forbidden for a female to appear unshaven in public (includes legs and face).
- In Pennsylvania it is illegal to have over 16 women live in a house together because that constitutes a brothel... however up to 120 men can live together, without breaking the law.
- In Michigan, a woman isn't allowed to cut her own hair without her husband's permission.
- In Pennsylvania, "any motorist driving along a country road at night must stop every mile and send up a rocket signal, wait 10 minutes for the road to be cleared of livestock, and continue."
- In Kentucky, "No female shall appear in a bathing suit on any highway within this state unless she be escorted by at least two officers or unless she be armed with a club."
An amendment to the above legislation: "The provisions of this statute shall not apply to females weighing less than 90 pounds nor exceeding 200 pounds, nor shall it apply to female horses."