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In Denver it is unlawful to lend your vacuum cleaner to your next-door
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In Devon, Connecticut, it is unlawful to walk backwards after sunset.
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In Dr. Johnson's famous dictionary patriotism is defined as the last
resort of the scoundrel. With all due respect to an enlightened but
inferior lexicographer I beg to submit that it is the first.
-- Ambrose Bierce, "The Devil's Dictionary"
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In English, every word can be verbed. Would that it were so in our
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In Greene, New York, it is illegal to eat peanuts and walk backwards on
the sidewalks when a concert is on.
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In India, "cold weather" is merely a conventional phrase and has come
into use through the necessity of having some way to distinguish
between weather which will melt a brass door-knob and weather which
will only make it mushy.
-- Mark Twain
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In Lexington, Kentucky, it's illegal to carry an ice cream cone in your
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In Lowes Crossroads, Delaware, it is a violation of local law for any
pilot or passenger to carry an ice cream cone in their pocket while
either flying or waiting to board a plane.
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In Memphis, Tennessee, it is illegal for a woman to drive a car unless
there is a man either running or walking in front of it waving a red
flag to warn approaching motorists and pedestrians.
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In Ohio, if you ignore an orator on Decoration day to such an extent as
to publicly play croquet or pitch horseshoes within one mile of the
speaker's stand, you can be fined $25.00.