Q: A few more absurd laws still in effect in China......
-It is illegal for a driver to be blindfolded while operating a vehicle.
-It is illegal to stab yourself to gain someone's pity.
-Men may not spit in front of the opposite sex.
-It is legal to drive the wrong way down a one-way street if you have a lantern attached to the front of your automobile.
-In Shanghai province a man is legally entitled to beat his wife with a leather belt or strap, but the belt can't be wider than 2 inches, unless he has his wife's consent to beat her with a wider strap. Consent should be given prior to theevent, as is carefully stipulated.
-The only acceptable sexual position in Beijing is the missionary position. Any other sexual position is considered illegal.
-It is illegal to fart in a public place after 6:00pm on a Thursday.
-All citizens must own a rake
-It's illegal to throw knives at men wearing striped suites
-It's illegal to allow someone to use stilts while working on the construction of a building
-It is illegal to get a fish drunk
-You cannot walk backwards eating peanuts in front of an Auditorium during a
-Whistling underwater is illegal
-If you pass anyone over the age of 70 in the street, you must bow to them and say a prayer to the Gods of the Ancients."
-Drivers of power-driven vehicles who stop at pedestrian crossings are liable to a fine of up to five yen.
-An Imperial law stipulates death by torture to anyone who disclosed the secret of how to make silk."
-It is against the law to store more than 1 ton of explosive (fireworks) in the cellar of a house."
-It is now illegal to bind a child's feet to stop them from growing."
-Rescuing a drowning person is not allowed as it would be interfering with their fate."
-You may only have one child, or a massive fine will be imposed."
Imagine how much trouble you would be in if you were having sex with the wife on a Thursday evening in Beijing in a position other than missionary and you spiced it up with a little slap and tickle with a 2 1/2 inch strap and while this was all happening you accidentally farted.