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Bizarre Fact #51:
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Hypnotism is banned by public schools in San Diego.

Bizarre Fact #52:
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Impotence is grounds for divorce in 24 U.S. states.

Bizarre Fact #53:
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In 1388, English Parliament banned waste disposal in public waterways and ditches.

Bizarre Fact #54:
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In 1845 Boston had an ordinance banning bathing unless you had a doctor's prescription.

Bizarre Fact #55:
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In 1968, a convention of beggars in Dacca, India, passed a resolution demanding that the minimum amount of alms be fixed at 15 paisa (three cents).

Bizarre Fact #56:
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In 1996, Christmas caroling was banned at two major malls in Pensacola, Florida. Apparently, shoppers and merchants complained the carolers were too loud and took up too much space.

Bizarre Fact #57:
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In Athens, Greece, a driver's license can be taken away by law if the driver is deemed either "unbathed" or "poorly dressed".

Bizarre Fact #58:
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In Atlanta, Georgia, it is illegal to tie a giraffe to a telephone pole or street lamp.

Bizarre Fact #59:
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In Breton, Alabama, there is a law on the town's books against riding down the street in a motorboat.

Bizarre Fact #60:
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In December 1997, the state of Nevada (USA) became the first state to pass legislation categorizing Y2K data disasters as "acts of God"— protecting the state from lawsuits that may potentially be brought against it by residents in the year 2000.


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