#TBT: The Craziest Old Laws Still on the Books in San Francisco


Oh, San Francisco. We're known for doing things our own way, so why should our laws be any different? Here are 10 crazy laws (not to be confused with crazy in-laws) that are still in effect in the city. Don't be surprised if you find some confusing, or if you've broken one or two. We have a feeling you won't need to lawyer-up anytime soon.

Can’t Spray Laundry with Mouth Water

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We would hope people wouldn't do this anyway, but "it shall be unlawful for any person or persons, owning or employed in any laundry in the City and County of San Francisco, to spray the clothing of any person or persons with water emitted from the mouth of said owner or employee." This law was approved on March 15, 1897, and if you break it, you are guilty of a misdemeanor.

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