The beautiful state of Oklahoma is well known for a great many things. For example our beautiful landscapes and scenery, rich state history, well-mannered and neighborly citizens, small-town charm, incredible outdoor experiences, and of course sports. This is what most people think of when they think of Oklahoma.
However, another thing Oklahoma is somewhat well known for is all the crazy laws and beyond-weird statutes that are somehow still on the books today. That's right these out-of-date and utterly ridiculous laws are still enforceable in some places around the Sooner State and ignorance of the law is no excuse.
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Did you know you could be arrested for making ugly faces at dogs in Oklahoma? Yep, that's right if you make an ugly face at a dog you could be fined and face jail time. You may or may not know this, but whaling is illegal in Oklahoma. So if you're planning on hitting the lakes to hunt whales you're out of luck.
Those are just a few of the crazy and weird laws that are still on the books in Oklahoma. Hit play on the video below to learn about the top 10 most ridiculous, crazy, and insane laws or rules in the Sooner State.
I had no idea that dogs had to get the Mayor's approval in order to congregate in groups of 3 or more, even on private property. Or that it was illegal for an owner of a bar to allow anyone inside their establishment to act like they're having sex with a buffalo. I'm not proud of it but I personally know a few people guilty of that one.
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It makes you wonder how many more of these crazy laws are out there. This is just the top ten, I'm sure there's more, lots more. I don't know if it's true or not but supposedly it's illegal to wash your underwear in a birdbath in Lawton. I'll have to look into it and see what crazy laws we may still have on the books in Lawton.
25 hilarious Oklahoma personalized tags DENIED by the DMV
A great way to personalize your vehicle is with a custom license plate. There are some pretty creative and funny tags running around the Sooner State. Some are easy to get, others will have you scratching your head trying to figure it out what it says. Personalized plates are very popular and we're seeing more of them on the road every day. However, there are some rules and restrictions when it comes to what you can and can't put on your plate. If it's considered obscene, vulgar, demeaning, or includes any mention of drugs, alcohol, or illegal activities it will be DENIED. Check out the photo gallery below of some of the most hilarious tags that were rejected by the Oklahoma Department of Motor Vehicles. WARNING: some of these could be considered offensive so if you're easily offended proceed with caution. You have been officially warned.
What To Know When Moving To Oklahoma
Against popular in-state belief, Oklahoma is currently growing. In fact, the Sooner State has been steadily growing for the last thirty-ish years. We haven't had a population dip since the mid-90s.
As of 2023, native-born and adopted Okies now make up a wolfpack of over 4 million people, and if trends continue, we'll just keep adding new residents to the mix. Whether Americans are coming to Oklahoma for a more cost-effective lifestyle or just for work, here are a few things they can expect when they get here.
25 more hilarious & offensive personalized plates that were DENIED by the Oklahoma Department of Motor Vehicles
It's another batch of hilarious & offensive personalized plates that the Oklahoma DMV denied. Personalized vehicle plates are very popular and we're seeing more and more of them on the road every day. However, there are some rules and restrictions when it comes to what you can and can't put on your tag. If it's at all considered obscene, vulgar, demeaning, sexual in nature, or includes any mention of drugs, alcohol, or illegal activities it will be DENIED. Check out the photo gallery below. WARNING: some of these could be considered offensive, more like VERY OFFENSIVE so if you're easily offended proceed with caution.
2023's Ten Most Dangerous Cities In Oklahoma
While some of Oklahoma's most dangerous cities may not be a total shocker, there are some real surprises on this Top Ten list.