Here is a list of the world’s urban myths and craziest laws,
7) In France, it’s illegal for women to wear pants
In Paris law was made in 1970 that women cannot wear pants in public without special approval from the police. in 1892 there was a change in this law and women were allowed to wear trousers in public only while riding horse and again in 1909 women were allowed to wear pants/trousers while on bicycles. And finally in 2013, the french government revoked this 214 year old law.
6) In Saudi Arabia, Women not Allowed to Drive a Car
Saudi Arabia is one country with very strict laws.It is illegal for a women to drive car in Saudi Arabia, It is illegal for women to vote in the elections too but King Abdulla announced that women will be able to give votes in 2015 elections.
5) It is illegal to make funny faces at a dog in Oklahoma
If you are found making funny and weird faces at dogs in Oklahoma then you will be arrested and jailed .
4) Divorce is Illegal in Philippines and Vatican
There are only two countries in world where divorce is illegal and those countries are Philippines and Vatican. In Philippines the law does not allow people living in the country to get divorced, only on certain circumstances muslims are allowed to divorce.
3) Being Overweight Is Illegal in Japan
Sumo Wrestling was started by Japan but it is illegal to be fat there. According to the metabo law, if your age is 40 or above then your waist size should be over than 32 inches for men and 36 inches for women. However An individual cannot be fined or imprisoned for being overweight in Japan. If you are citizens of Japan and ages between 45 and 74 then you need to measure waistlines once a year and potentially seek medical attention.
2) Minnesota’s Strangest Law
In Minnesota USA it is illegal to hang men and women underwear together on the same washing line.
1) Chewing gum is illegal in Singapore
Have you ever imagined that chewing gum can land you into trouble and you can be imprisoned for doing that ? yes you are right, chewing gum is illegal in Singapore since 1992, importing chewing gum in Singapore is a crime but you can use nicotine chewing gum with the doctors prescription. No gum is allowed to be sold or bought in Singapore and you will be fined $500 if you are found spiting.
Do you know about any such laws which are not in this list then kindly let us know by commenting below.