I've been deeply engaged in research about 19th-century marriage customs all day today, and my head is swimming. So instead of offering you something pithy and meaningful, or coming up with an elaborate hoax for April Fool's Day, how about settling for a few more weird laws from the State of South Carolina.
Horses may not be kept in bathtubs.
It is illegal to sell any alcoholic beverages on Sunday, unless you own a private club.
A permit must be obtained to fire a missile.
It is illegal to give or receive oral sex in South Carolina.
When approaching a four way or blind intersection in a non-horse
driven vehicle you must stop 100 ft from the intersection and discharge a
firearm into the air to warn horse traffic.
It is perfectly legal to beat your wife on the court house steps on Sundays.
Every adult male must bring a rifle to church on Sunday in order to ward off Indian attacks.
It is a capital offense to inadvertently kill someone while attempting suicide.
A person must be eighteen years old to play a pinball machine.