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17 Things That Are Illegal in Other Countries

17 Things That Are Illegal in Other Countries

In Switzerland, you may not wash your car on a Sunday. That's the only day we have free to do household chores, Mom and Dad. SHUCKS!

In  Sweden, you may only own half a meter down in the ground of any land you own. Scratch that plan to dig a hole that burrows through to the other side of the earth, which is probably Switzerland. (Map check?)

In Singapore, the sale of gum is prohibited. Finally a way to nail Dennis the Menace once and for all.

In the UK, any boy under the age of 10 may not see a naked mannequin. Seeing a naked mannequin is the gateway drug to not wearing underpants.

In Cambodia, water guns may not be used in New Year’s celebrations. When they say it's the dry season, they MEAN IT SERIOUSLY YOU GUYS.

In Mexico, bicycle riders may not lift either foot from the peddles, as it might result in a loss of control. Somebody's sissy, over-protective mom is a Mexican lawmaker.

In Australia, it is illegal to roam the streets wearing black clothes, felt shoes and black shoe polish on your face as these items are the tools of a cat burgular. Smart criminals wear hot pink pants.

In Australia, it is illegal to wear hot pink pants after midday Sunday. Dumb criminals wear hot pink pants after midday on Sunday.

In the UK, a pregnant woman can legally relieve herself anywhere she wants–even in a policeman’s helmet. It seems the UK lawmakers want this to happen, because otherwise what kind of mom-to-be would have thought of this?

In France, it is forbidden to call a pig Napoleon. Somebody get in their time machine and call George Orwell.

In Canada, citizens may not publicly remove bandages. Rippin' off a band-aid is like fingernails on chalk, apparently, which by the way, should definitely be illegal, too.

In Canada, wooden logs may not be painted. We always knew Canada revered their outdoorsey wooden cabins. We suppose this means you cannot paint wooden legs, either, which sucks all the fun out of amputations. No wonder there are no pirates in Canada. (Fact check?)

In Denmark, one may not be charged for food at an inn unless that person, by his or her own opinion, is “full.” This is dangerous. Does Homer Simpson know this?

In Israel, if you have been maintaining an illegal radio station for five or more years, the station becomes legal. This law actually makes sense. If any illegal activity has been flying under the radar, it should become legal.

In South Africa, young people wearing bathing suits are prohibited from sitting less than 12 inches apart. That's where babies come from, right?

In Thailand, it is illegal to leave your house if you are not wearing underwear. But creepily figuring out if someone is wearing underwear is fine.

In the Phillipines, cars whose license plates end with a 1 or 2 are not allowed on the roads on Monday, 3 or 4 on Tuesday, 5 or 6 on Wednesday, 7 or 8 on Thursday, and 9 or 0 on Friday from 7 AM. When in doubt, don't drive, anywhere, ever.

Are you an outlaw according to foreign laws?

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