Connecticut was the fifth state to join the union with official statehood taking place in January, 1788.
Area size--4,845 Square Miles
Residents are called--1) Connecticuters or 2) Nutmeggers
( Not terribly interesting, huh????)
How 'bout some WACKY Connecticut state laws????
~~ It is illegal to bike over 65 mph.
~~ A pickle is only official if it bounces.
~~ It is against the law to dispose of used razor blades.
~~ One can be ticketed if one pirouettes while crossing the street.
Devon~~ Unlawful to walk backwards after sunset.
Hartford~~ People are not allowed to cross a street while walking on their hands.
~~ It is against the law for a man to kiss his wife on Sundays.
New Britain~~ It is illegal for firetrucks to exceed 25 mph, even when going to a fire.
Southington~~ Silly String is forbidden.
Waterbury~~ Beauticians may not hum, whistle or sing while working on a customer.
Bloomfield~~ You can be arrested for eating in your car.
Atwoodville~~ Prohibits people from playing Scrabble while waiting for a politician to speak.
"If a man sets out to study all the laws; he will have no time left to transgress them."
Johann Wolfgang Von Goette