Thursday, September 13, 2007
13 Proof That The World is Nuts

1. In Bahrain, a male doctor may legally examine a woman's genitals, but is prohibited from looking directly at them during the examination. He may only see their reflection in a mirror.

(Do they look different reversed?)

2. There are men in Guam whose full-time job is to travel the countryside and deflower young virgins, who pay them for the privilege of having sex for the first time... Reason: under Guam law, it is expressly forbidden for virgins to marry.

(Let's just think for a minute; is there any job anywhere else in the world that even comes close to this?)

3. In Maryland, it is illegal to sell condoms from vending machines with one exception: Prophylactics may be dispensed from a vending machine only "in places where alcoholic beverages are sold for consumption on the premises."

(Is this a great country or what? Not as great as Guam!)

4. Topless saleswomen are legal in Liverpool, England - but only in tropical fish stores.

(But of course!)

5. In Cali, Colombia, a woman may only have sex with her husband, and the first time this happens, her mother must be in the room to witness the act.

(Makes one shudder at the thought.)

6. Banging your head against a wall uses 150 calories an hour.

(Who volunteers for this stuff?)

7. Humans and dolphins are the only species that have sex for pleasure.

(Is that why Flipper was always smiling?)

8. The ant can lift 50 times its own weight, can pull 30 times its own weight and always falls over on its right side when intoxicated.

(From drinking little bottles of...?)
(Did the govt. pay for this research??)

9. Butterflies taste with their feet.

(Ah, geez.)

10. In Santa Cruz, Bolivia, it is illegal for a man to have sex with a woman and her daughter at the same time.

(I presume this was a big enough problem that they had to pass this law?)

11. In Hong Kong, a betrayed wife is legally allowed to kill her adulterous husband, but may only do so with her bare hands. The husband's lover, on the other hand, may be killed in any manner desired.

(Ah! Justice!)

12. In Lebanon, men are legally allowed to have sex with animals, but the animals must be female. Having sexual relations with a male animal is punishable by death.

(Like THAT makes sense.)

13. Turtles can breathe through their butts.

(Do you think they have bad breath?)


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14 Comments:

At 3:38 PM, Anonymous Yen said........
LOL! Seriously? The turtle breathe through their butts? haha Hmmm...I didn't even know that!
 


At 4:04 PM, Blogger Michelle B said........
Great TT! What crazy laws there are out there. Who comes up with these things?!
 


At 4:05 PM, Blogger mar said........
LOL, the world is indeed nuts!! this was a fun list to read!
happy thirteening :)
 


At 5:21 PM, Anonymous Xakara said........
In Guam, are there women who go around to deflower young men so they can get married?

Great List!

~X
 


At 7:59 PM, Blogger impworks said........
I live in Liverpool and I'm wondering where my nearest Tropical Fish store is to ask them about this...

Interesting list :-)
 


At 8:16 PM, Blogger Robin said........
Mark (impworks) is cracking me up.

There are some very odd things in this world...
 


At 9:09 PM, Blogger Gattina said........
My general knowledges are herewith increased, lol ! I should tell about this nice job in Guam and take comission on the once who volonteer for that job ! I am sure I will become very rich !!
 


At 11:08 PM, Blogger Lynn / vigilant20 said........
That is seriously messed up stuff.

Not sure #7 is true though, I remember learning in one of my college classes that some primates do as well.
 


At 11:38 PM, Anonymous Lori said........
Ive posted these facts before...isnt it amazing. We really do live in a sick world. Happy TT my friend:)
 


At 6:18 AM, Anonymous captain lifecruiser said........
They are goood, butt I can't help it: #13 is my absolutely favorite! *giggles*
 


At 11:38 AM, Anonymous Nicholas said........
Brilliant list! You couldn't make it up! I'd say more but I'm off to apply for a Guam work permit.
 


At 11:04 PM, Blogger miz takumi said........
Banging your head against a wall uses 150 calories an hour. <<<< hahaha i like this one =P

now i know why rakista's are .... skinny ? wahahha :D just kidding
 


At 11:30 PM, Blogger Emmyrose said........
Thank you for all your comments, its wonderful to make you smile because of this post..
 


At 10:35 PM, Anonymous Laurence said........
It won't really have success, I consider so.
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