These Weird Laws All Over the World Will Leave You Scratching Your Head and Wondering ‘Why?’

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We all know that the law is a little slow to keep up with social change. Which is why we’re always hearing about strange and random laws that are still on the books even though they make no sense to us in 2017.

One Twitter user, @thediningtable, was so fascinated by these antiquated and bizarre pieces of law that he created a list of them from all over the world.

Try picking a favorite. Or a least favorite. They’re so weird that your answer will probably be the same for both.

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It’s the law. Fortunately, many families life together there for generations, so visiting them might be as simple as just coming home for the night.

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It’s not like you’re buying booze. #FalseTeeth4Everyone

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I guess when you’re suspicious that your husband is cheating in Hong Kong, it’s time to start taking MMA classes.

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If you’re moving to Samoa, you might want to bring a couple extra calendars to be safe.

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Feel free to skydive on Sunday afternoons! Being single has its (very specific) benefits.

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I mean, do they hold people in jail until they drop weight? That sounds…unpleasant.

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I mean, what if it’s late at night? Do robbers just pretend like they have to pee to gain access to someone’s house? This law seems…unsafe.

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I just wish it was expanded to include the more obvious target here: Fries.

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If you’re looking to dispose of hay from your third-story walk-up, you should really consider walking it down the stairs!

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But nowhere in the Bill of Rights are monsters entitled to the same protections as people, so this will be an uphill battle.

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But I guess this protects dolphins at aquariums and such, so who knows?

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Lucky them! But why stop at swans? There are far cooler animals to own!

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I mean, how demoralizing would it be if you were declared “annoying” by a court of law? That’s gotta hurt!

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