The law is an a** No matter what you want to do there will have been a time and place when it was legal and another time and place where it was illegal. The following are some of the strangest laws that have existed. Be careful some are still in force. Scotland It is illegal to be possession of a cow while under the influence of drink. If someone comes to your house and asks to use of your commode, you must let them enter. England It is an offence to impersonate a Chelsea Pensioner. A Member of Parliament must not enter the House of Commons wearing a full suit of armour. Committing suicide is classified as a capital crime punishable by death. Sticking a postage stamp, bearing the Queens portrait, upside down on an envelope is an act of treason. In Chester you are allowed to shoot a Welsh person with a bow and arrow provided it is done inside the city walls and after midnight. France Between the hours of 8AM and 8PM, the music played by radio stations must be a minimum of 70% by French artists. It is illegal to kiss on railways. Pigs must not be called Napoleon. Kissing on French railways is illegal. Italy It is illegal to practice the profession of charlantry. A man may be imprisoned for wearing a skirt. Singapore It is illegal to perform oral sex unless it is part of foreplay leading to full sex. Anyone not flushing a public toilet may receive a large fine. A person convicted of littering three times, will have to clean the streets on Sundays wearing a sign saying "I am a litter lout." Relieving yourself in an elevator is particularly forbidden. Sweden Prostitution is legal but using the services of a prostitute is illegal. Must make trade rather difficult! South Korea Traffic police are required to report all bribes that they receive from motorists. Switzerland After 10 P.M. a man may not relieve himself while standing up. It is perfectly legal to drink absinth (a type of alcohol), but it is illegal to produce, store or sell it. Australia All taxi cabs must carry a bale of hay in the trunk. Victoria In Victoria only licensed electricians may change a light bulb. In Victoria it is illegal to wear pink pants after midday on a Sunday. Canada In Toronto it is illegal to drag a dead horse down Yonge Street on a Sunday. Teenagers must not walk down main street in Fort Qu'Appelle with their shoes untied. Swear in French has been outlawed in Montréal. The owner of a can be fined if he cannot provide "proper accommodation" for any guest with a horse. China It is illegal to go to college unless you are intelligent. Rescuing a drowning person is not allowed as it would be interfering with their fate. Denmark Attempting to escape from prison is not illegal, however, if caught, the person must serve out the remainder of his term.