You might think school rules are strange, just listen to these actual laws.
Think “Oh my God!” is a harmless expression? Think again. According to Article 40 of the Irish Constitution, blasphemy is prohibited by law. On top of that, the Defamation Act 2009 places a hefty fine of up to €25,000 on offenders. While the last prosecution took place in 1855, you never know what some party or political candidate might try and campaign for in a desperate bid to win over voters…
U2 have brought a lot of sadness on us over the last year, forcing their album onto millions of Apple users, there wasn’t as big of a kick up when they helped to abolish the law that the people of Dublin could let their sheep graze wherever inside the city border. By doing so, they also broke the law because the law stated that you are only allowed to graze your own sheep, not borrowed ones.
How many times have you been in Dublin and have felt the need to pull out your wand and cast a spell? Well, I’m sorry but that is strictly prohibited. Our government really is run by professor Umbridge. “Wands away." She will deport you to Cornelius Fudge.
I’m afraid there’s some bad news for all you fans of live tiger wrestling, too. The Dangerous Performances Act (1987) banned such events, along with performances like human bear hugging, due to the fact that spectators were frequently falling victim to the animals. I’m as disappointed as you are.
Many Americans think that leprechauns are real in this country, it probably doesn't help that we have a law stating that we must give half our dinner to them if they were to call to our door, we have no choice in the matter.
Now you know how to be a law abiding citizen. You’re welcome.