In Utah, birds have the right of way on all highways.
Before the enactment of the 1978 law that made it mandatory for dog owners in New York City to clean up after their pets, approximately 40 million pounds of dog excrement were deposited on the streets every year.
In Germany, shaking hands with the other hand in a pocket is considered impolite. In Mali, men shake hands with women only if women offer their hand first. The handshake is often done with the left hand touching the other person's elbow as well.
Connecticut and Rhode Island never ratified the 18th Amendment: Prohibition.
Found in a television set's owner's manual: "Do not pour liquids into your television set."
The ship, the Queen Elizabeth 2, should always be written as QE2. QEII is the actual queen.
In South America, it would be rude not to ask a man about his wife and children. In most Arab countries, it would be rude to do so.
In Idaho a citizen is forbidden by law to give another citizen a box of candy that weighs more than 50 pounds.
In San Salvador, drunk drivers can be punished by death before a firing squad.
It is illegal to marry the spouse of a grandparent in Maine, Maryland, South Carolina, and Washington, DC.