New York Dumb Laws

Women may go topless in public, providing it is not being used as a business.


You may not smoke within 100 feet of the entrance to a public building.


It is illegal for a woman to be on the street wearing “body hugging clothing.


Citizens may not greet each other by “putting one’s thumb to the nose and wiggling the fingers.”


A fine of $25 can be levied for flirting.


It is against the law to throw a ball at someone’s head for fun.


The penalty for jumping off a building is death.


New Yorkers cannot dissolve a marriage for irreconcilable differences, unless they both agree to it.


A person may not walk around on Sundays with an ice cream cone in his/her pocket.


While riding in an elevator, one must talk to no one, and fold his hands while looking toward the door.


Slippers are not to be worn after 10:00 PM.