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2007-08-17

泰晤士报评出世界最怪嘅25条法律(英文原版+中文翻译)

Filed under: 新闻与政治 — DrLingCN @ 14:36
  1. The head of any dead whale found on the British coast is legally the property of the King; the tail, on the other hand, belongs to the Queen – in case she needs the bones for her corset.
    在英国海岸发现的死鲸鱼的头在法律上都是英国国王的财产。另一方面,尾巴则归王后所有,以防她做胸衣的时候需要里面的骨头。
  2. In Bahrain, a male doctor may legally examine a woman’s genitals but is forbidden from looking directly at them during the examination; he may only see their reflection in a mirror.
    巴林法律规定,男医生可以检查女性的生殖器,但他只能看镜子里的映像。
  3. In London, it is illegal to flag down a taxi if you have the plague.
    在伦敦,如果你染有瘟疫,拦出租车是违法的。
  4. In Vermont, women must obtain written permission from their husbands to wear false teeth.
    在美国佛蒙特州,女性必须得到丈夫的书面许可才能装假牙。
  5. In Boulder, Colorado, it is illegal to kill a bird within the city limits and also to “own” a pet – the town’s citizens, legally speaking, are merely “pet minders”.
    在美国科罗拉多州博尔德,杀鸟是违法的,“拥有”宠物也是违法的,从法律上讲,该市市民只是在“照料宠物”。
  6. In the city of York, it is legal to murder a Scotsman within the ancient city walls, but only if he is carrying a bow and arrow.
    在英国约克市,在古城墙内杀苏格兰人是合法的,但只有在他携带弓箭的时候。
  7. In Chester, Welshmen are banned from entering the city before sunrise and from staying after sunset.
    在英国切斯特,威尔士人不得在日出前进入该市,也不得在日落后留在该市。
  8. In Kentucky, it is illegal to carry a concealed weapon more than six-feet long.
    在美国肯塔基州,将6英尺长的武器藏在身上是违法的。
  9. In Florida, unmarried women who parachute on Sundays can be jailed.
    在美国佛罗里达州,未婚女性在周日跳伞是要坐牢的。
  10. In the UK, a man who feels compelled to urinate in public can do so only if he aims for his rear wheel and keeps his right hand on his vehicle.
    在英国,如果你实在忍不住,需要在公众场合小便,那么他需要把尿撒在后轮,而且右手必须按在车身上。
  11. In San Salvador, drunk drivers can be punished by death before a firing squad.
    在萨尔瓦多首都圣萨尔瓦多,醉酒司机可能被判处死刑。
  12. In London, Freemen are allowed to take a flock of sheep across London Bridge without being charged a toll; they are also allowed to drive geese down Cheapside.
    伦敦规定,自由民可以赶着羊群过伦敦桥,不用缴通行费,他们也可以沿着齐普赛街赶鹅。
  13. In the UK, all men over the age of 14 must carry out two hours of longbow practice a day.
    英国规定,所有14岁以上男性每天必须进行两个小时的拉弓练习。
  14. In Indonesia, the penalty for masturbation is decapitation.
    印度尼西亚规定,手淫者可处以斩首。
  15. In Miami, Florida, it is illegal to skateboard in a police station.
    佛罗里达州的迈阿密规定,在警察局玩溜滑板是非法的。
  16. In Lancashire, no person is permitted after being asked to stop by a constable on the seashore to incite a dog to bark.
    英国兰开夏郡规定,在海边被治安官拦下后,任何人不得怂恿狗叫。
  17. In the UK, a pregnant woman can legally relieve herself anywhere she wants – even, if she so requests, in a policeman’s helmet.
    英国法律规定,孕妇可以在她想方便的任何地方方便,甚至可以在警察的头盔里——如果她这样要求的话。
  18. Royal Navy ships that enter the Port of London must provide a barrel of rum to the Constable of the Tower of London.
    进入伦敦港口的英国皇家海军船只必须向伦敦塔的警察提供一桶朗姆酒。
  19. In Ohio, it is against state law to get a fish drunk.
    美国俄亥俄州法律规定,不得将鱼灌醉。
  20. In Alabama, it is illegal for a driver to be blindfolded while driving a vehicle.
    在美国阿拉巴马州,司机在开车时蒙住眼睛是违法的。
  21. Under the UK’s Tax Avoidance Schemes Regulations 2006, it is illegal not to tell the taxman anything you don’t want him to know, though you don’t have to tell him anything you don’t mind him knowing.
    英国2006年出台的“避税计划规则”规定,尽管你不需要告诉收税人你不介意让他知道的事情,但是不告诉收税人员你不想让他知道的事情是违法的。
  22. In France, it is forbidden to call a pig Napoleon.
    在法国,给一头猪起名“拿破仑”是犯法的。
  23. It is an act of treason to place a postage stamp bearing the British monarch upside down.
    把带有英国君主的邮票倒贴属于叛国罪。
  24. It is illegal to die in the Houses of Parliament.
    死在英国国会大厦里是犯法的。
  25. It is illegal for a cab in the City of London to carry rabid dogs or corpses.
    伦敦出租车不得拉载患有狂犬病的狗或死尸。
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一条评论 »

  1. MS还有比这更怪的法律… 

    条评论 由 之鼎 — 2007-08-18 @ 23:24 | 回复


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