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Lynnm  (Level: 223.1 - Posts: 1923)
Sat, 3rd Oct '09 9:40 PM


Thanks to Monkeynips for a well written and fun WP that had me laughing all the way through!

Alvandy  (Level: 225.5 - Posts: 7525)
Sat, 3rd Oct '09 9:43 PM

There are some wacky laws all over the world. Politicians must be cut from the same cloth no matter where they reside.

Lodi  (Level: 95.9 - Posts: 2144)
Sat, 3rd Oct '09 9:48 PM

That was way fun. I want to do all ten, this time without my typos.

Daveguth  (Level: 250.0 - Posts: 1636)
Sat, 3rd Oct '09 9:53 PM

Very good! This was a lot of fun!

Garrybl  (Level: 275.9 - Posts: 6605)
Sat, 3rd Oct '09 10:22 PM

Highly entertaining; I'm worried monkeynips may have been over credulous --some of them sound too good to be true!

Virtus  (Level: 159.3 - Posts: 2447)
Sat, 3rd Oct '09 10:30 PM

What a scavenger hunt!! I wonder about the people that sit around writing these laws?!?

Bbear  (Level: 159.3 - Posts: 2301)
Sat, 3rd Oct '09 10:48 PM

Very entertaining! Are they really real??

Jank0614  (Level: 67.1 - Posts: 4597)
Sat, 3rd Oct '09 10:57 PM

That was darling!

Tresgatos  (Level: 201.7 - Posts: 4144)
Sun, 4th Oct '09 2:19 AM

Excellent WP -- loved it! What fascinating and truly wacky laws. Lots of fun, thank you!

-- Geri

Nelly  (Level: 169.5 - Posts: 1167)
Sun, 4th Oct '09 6:09 AM

Fun puzzle to start my Sunday morning! Thank you, Alison!

Caramel1  (Level: 125.9 - Posts: 21553)
Sun, 4th Oct '09 7:17 AM

loved it- laughed all the way through

Collioure  (Level: 102.3 - Posts: 9952)
Sun, 4th Oct '09 8:03 AM

I'll be sure to check with you before we take our next trip.

Monkeynips13  (Level: 21.5 - Posts: 647)
Sun, 4th Oct '09 9:55 AM

Thanks for all the gret feedback. As you can imagine, I had a lot of fun researching this puzzle and I'm glad many of you enjoyed it. And to answer Beth's question, all of the phrases have been actual laws at some period or time, believe it or not. Here are all ten phrases and clues for those interested.

it is illegal to recite poetry while skiing down a mountain in switzerland ("Yodeling is allowed")
a person must be intelligent to attend college in china ("Well, duh!")
french pig farmers may not address their charges as napoleon ("Complex swine?")
a scotsman can be fined two cans of beer for wearing briefs under his kilt ("Nooooooooo!")
it is against the law in singapore to speak to a donkey in chinese ("Lost in translation?")
norwegian children over the age of twelve may not tell knock knock jokes ("Grow up!")
australian law prohibits the wearing of hot pink pants on sunday afternoon ("Fashion policing in Oz")
it is a violation of turkish law to lust after your neighbors livestock ("Thou shalt not covet...")
leaving the house without wearing underwear is a criminal act in thailand ("Don't get cheeky!")
committing suicide in england is a capital offense punishable by death ("Talk about overkill!")

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