You may think that laws are laws and they all make sense. Oh, my friend, you would be so wrong. So if you are thinking of using Silly String in Southington, hold on there, you might get put away.

The problem with laws are that once they are on the books for whatever reason they were put there, it is difficult to get them off because someone might actually still care. Staight from OnlyInYourState.comead on for some crazy laws still on the books in Connecticut.

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    Hartford, CT

    It is against the law to cross the street if you are walking on your hands. I don't know why you would want to do this, I would think it might ruin every pair of gloves you have, but whatever.

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    Waterbury reports that if you are a beautician you are breaking the law if you hum, whistle, or sing while working on some poor unsuspecting head of hair. Don't even try it!
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    It is illegal to use Silly string. You have no idea how much I want to run to the dollar store and grab 10 cans and drive to Southington. How did this law get on the books? reports that during the Apple Harvest Festival a policeman was sprayed with silly string. In order to prevent that from happening again, it became a law.
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    Rocky Hill states it is against the law for an arcade to have more than four amusement devices (ie: ping-pong or shuffleboard tables, or pinball machines). Road trip to Rocky Hill, bring my abacus.

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    Sec. 153-7 town code: Unlawful Use of Whistle:

    No person not a member of the Police Department of the City shall have in his possession or blow upon, whistle or use in any manner the whistle or call known as the "bean police call."

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    Only white Christmas lights are allowed. I guess this was to insure a white Christmas every year.
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