Nobody ever said Louisiana wasn't unique. And we have some bona fide, real life laws to prove it. Thanks to the folks at Only in Louisiana for the heads up!

  • In New Orleans if you are riding a bicycle, tricycle or unicycle, you have to have at least one hand on the handlebars at all times. Does a unicycle have handlebars?
  • Playing a game in the neutral ground is illegal, unless it is designated as a playground.
  • You'll get arrested if you bring a reptile to Mardi Gras.
  • Cooking garbage first is the only legal way to feed it to your hogs. And bonus, it has to be cooked on your property, not anyone else's.
  • You absolutely cannot cuss while making a phone call in Sulphur.
  • You can't tie a horse to a tree, and the horse cannot stand in any kind of manner that would injure the tree. Huh?
  • Minors can only play coin operated foosball if an adult is present. Not sure about the games that you don't have to pay for.
  • You can be sentenced up to 10 years in jail for stealing an alligator. And it doesn't matter if the gator is dead or alive.
  • If you want to get arrested, just shoot a laser at a police officer. That ought to do the trick.
  • Remember how your mom always told you not to lie? Well, in Louisiana the law says it's called 'false swearing', and it's illegal. Mom was right!