Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “The World's Stupidest Laws” as Want to Read:
The World's Stupidest Laws
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

The World's Stupidest Laws

3.03  ·  Rating Details ·  29 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
In Australia, it is illegal to read someone's tarot or give them a psychic reading, as these are forms of witchcraft. In Singapore, you may not walk around your house while naked, as this is considered to be a form of pornography. In the USA, in the state of Arkansas, alligators may not be kept in the bath, and in Iowa, kisses may last for a maximum of five minutes. "The ...more
Paperback, 127 pages
Published September 1st 2005 by Michael O'Mara Books (first published June 2000)
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about The World's Stupidest Laws, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about The World's Stupidest Laws

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-54)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Gill
Jan 23, 2012 Gill rated it it was ok
Shelves: other, 2012, non-fiction
A slim volume with some ludicrous laws from various places - the US is covered state by state and some local laws are also included. I particularly liked the tension between Massachusetts' State law which states 'it is illegal to go to bed without having a proper bath first' and the city of Boston where it is forbidden to take baths on a Sunday and also illegal to take a bath unless one has been ordered to do so by a physician.
Other countries are covered in a rather haphazard manner. There are
...more
Janelle
The World's Stupidest Laws is a collection of stupid, illogical regulations across the governments of the world. Some are hard to believe, some are archaic, and others, well they simply defy all rationale.
Most of the book is very entertaining, but there are a few crude entries that parents would not want their kids reading. It's amazing what some countries have decided to regulate against.
Sam
May 07, 2012 Sam rated it it was ok
Shelves: humour, reference
An entertaining but short collection of stupid laws and law related jokes from around the world. Although this is quite an entertaining read and did make me chuckle a few times it is nothing special.
Rob
Rob rated it it was ok
Jul 25, 2011
Nicole
Nicole rated it it was amazing
Feb 26, 2013
Joe Adamson
Joe Adamson rated it really liked it
Mar 01, 2012
Rhianna
Rhianna rated it it was amazing
Mar 14, 2015
Rowena
Rowena rated it liked it
Dec 27, 2015
Roxie King
Roxie King rated it it was amazing
Feb 18, 2016
Simon
Apr 23, 2016 Simon rated it liked it
Some wierd laws, but also some which didn't seem particularly strange
Peter Martin
Peter Martin rated it really liked it
Dec 29, 2015
Christine
Christine rated it liked it
Feb 10, 2013
Dalyn
Dalyn rated it liked it
Oct 13, 2012
Sharon
Sharon rated it it was ok
Aug 11, 2014
Mary
Mary rated it it was ok
Jun 16, 2012
Ashwani Srivastava
Ashwani Srivastava rated it did not like it
Dec 15, 2015
Annemarie Groves
Annemarie Groves rated it it was amazing
Oct 05, 2014
Sarah
Sarah rated it liked it
Mar 29, 2016
Jacky
Jacky rated it it was ok
Aug 17, 2012
Ahmet
Ahmet rated it it was ok
Dec 24, 2015
Monica Batiz
Monica Batiz rated it it was amazing
Mar 12, 2009
Tugce
Tugce rated it really liked it
Sep 29, 2011
James Shrimpton
James Shrimpton rated it liked it
Apr 13, 2013
Rob
Rob rated it it was ok
Apr 17, 2012
Barbara
Barbara rated it really liked it
Apr 28, 2016
Mete Kamiloğlu
Mete Kamiloğlu rated it did not like it
Sep 07, 2014
Adam Hewitt
Adam Hewitt rated it it was ok
Mar 31, 2013
Rosie Hopkins
Rosie Hopkins rated it it was ok
Aug 23, 2011
Melanie
Melanie rated it really liked it
Mar 23, 2013
Dennis
Dennis added it
Oct 09, 2010
Ben Hetherington
Ben Hetherington marked it as to-read
Oct 15, 2010
Helen
Helen added it
Mar 22, 2011
Andrew
Andrew added it
Apr 24, 2011
Joana Lourenço
Joana Lourenço marked it as to-read
Aug 09, 2011
Renia
Renia added it
Aug 22, 2011
James
James added it
Sep 27, 2011
Renia
Renia added it
Mar 26, 2012
Araz
Araz added it
Jul 20, 2012
Ansari Naila
Ansari Naila marked it as to-read
Aug 15, 2013
Рита Корень
Рита Корень marked it as to-read
Oct 23, 2013
Dermot Lally
Dermot Lally marked it as to-read
Nov 29, 2013
Peter
Peter added it
Jul 09, 2014
Dale
Dale marked it as to-read
Aug 05, 2014
Mihail
Mihail marked it as to-read
Sep 21, 2014
Abdullah Sezer
Abdullah Sezer marked it as to-read
Sep 30, 2014
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Share This Book