Technically, It Is Not Legal to Spit on the Sidewalk in NYC

Technically, It Is Not Legal to Spit on the Sidewalk in NYC

New York is wilding. The city council is considering passing a law that would prevent sidewalk cafes from opening before noon on Sunday, unofficially known as the "Fuck Your Brunch Act." But it wouldn't the dumbest law on the books in NYC. Did you know that it's illegal to spit on the sidewalk here? Or that a butcher can be put in jail for selling hamburger meat that contains over 30 percent fat?

The Village Voice looks at a number of the most ridiculous laws still on the books—check them out here.

[via Village Voice]

Tags: new-york, dumb-laws
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