Funny Laws and Other Zany Stuff

Funny Laws and Other Zany Stuff

by Sheryl Lindsell-Roberts, Myron Miller
     
 
What possesses people to name a town Armpit? Why would the government pay $640 for toilet seats? These hundreds of loony laws, silly rules, weird names, crazy contests, ridiculous research, and zany trivia will have you shaking your head and laughing out loud. Here's just a sampling: laws against sneezing on a train (Nashville) and barring extraterrestrials from

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What possesses people to name a town Armpit? Why would the government pay $640 for toilet seats? These hundreds of loony laws, silly rules, weird names, crazy contests, ridiculous research, and zany trivia will have you shaking your head and laughing out loud. Here's just a sampling: laws against sneezing on a train (Nashville) and barring extraterrestrials from landing (Avignon, France); plus, a court ruling that permits jurors to be insane (Indianapolis). From a motorized pogo stick to a frog museum--each fact is stranger than the last! 96 pages, 76 b/w illus., 5 3/8 x 8 1/4.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780806920566
Publisher:
Sterling Publishing
Publication date:
07/01/1999
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.30(d)

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