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15 Strange Things Which Are Banned Around The World

15 Strange Things Which Are Banned Around The World
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Death is considered as illegal in some countries, isn't that strange? Some governments have set extremely weird rules and regulations, and you won't believe the things they have banned. The unusual things outlawed by the nations around the world will leave you shocked. Check out these bizarre things banned in several parts of the world.

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1. Chewing gums are banned in Singapore.

1. Chewing gums are banned in Singapore.

Import of chewing gums is banned in Singapore since 2004. Buying and selling of chewing gums is strictly prohibited. If anyone is seen spitting gums on streets, $500 will be fined. However, a chewing gum can be used for medicinal purposes.

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2. Winnie the Pooh is banned from Polish playgrounds.

2. Winnie the Pooh is banned from Polish playgrounds.
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Authorities say that Winnie the Pooh is inappropriate for children because of the 'dubious sexuality' and for being half-naked.

3. Bad mouthing is outlawed in Colombia.

3. Bad mouthing is outlawed in Colombia.
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Beware, just a small act can take you to the prison. Bad mouthing or tongue waggling is strictly banned in Colombia since 2005.

4. Frowning is prohibited in an Italian city Milan.

4. Frowning is prohibited in an Italian city Milan.
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If you get to visit Milan, be ready to smile all the time. Italian metropolis has set a rule in the city that you have to smile all the time except during funerals and hospitals. People are strictly banned to frown. If you break this rule, you might have to a pay a fine.

5. Singing loudly after sunset is banned in Honolulu.

5. Singing loudly after sunset is banned in Honolulu.
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At Honolulu, Hawaii, you are not allowed to sing loudly in the evening.

6. You can't wear Flip Flops and noisy sandals in Capri.

6. You can't wear Flip Flops and noisy sandals in Capri.
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Italian island, Capri is a popular tourist destination that does not allow people to wear Flip Flops that make noise.

7. In Victoria, you can't change a bulb until you are a licensed electrician.

7. In Victoria, you can't change a bulb until you are a licensed electrician.
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If you break the rule, you will be charged 10 Australian Dollars.

8. Spitting was forbidden in Coulaines to halt Swine Flu.

8. Spitting was forbidden in Coulaines to halt Swine Flu.
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In 2009, this rule was imposed in Coulaines, a small French town. This was to prevent the spreading of Swine Flu.

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9. Death was banned in Andalusia.

9. Death was banned in Andalusia.
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Yes, you got this right. Andalusia is a small village in Spain where death was banned for a certain period. The villagers were under this law until the local government was able to buy a cemetery. This rule was taken as a humor. The prohibition of death was imposed in several other countries like Greece, Japan, Brazil, France etc. for a time period.

10. Dying inside the House of Parliament is prohibited.

10. Dying inside the House of Parliament is prohibited.
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England has passed a law that dying inside the House of Parliament is considered illegal. The parliament is counted as a royal palace and one who dies inside, includes in a state funeral.

11. Housing a goldfish in a bowl is not allowed in Monza.

11. Housing a goldfish in a bowl is not allowed in Monza.
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This was passed in 2004 claiming that the fish suffers inside a bowl.

12. Kissing inside a moving vehicle is illegal in Eboli.

12. Kissing inside a moving vehicle is illegal in Eboli.
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Eboli is a town in Southern Italy where kissing in a moving vehicle is banned. Those who break the rule are charged with a big fine.

13. Vacuuming the home in Melbourne

13. Vacuuming the home in Melbourne
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You can't use a vacuum cleaner from 10 pm and 7 am during weekdays and 10 pm and 9 am during the weekends. It is a measure to reduce noise pollution.

14. In Melbourne, males are not allowed to dress up like a women.

14. In Melbourne, males are not allowed to dress up like a women.
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15. You can't drive a dirty car in Chelyabinsk.

15. You can't drive a dirty car in Chelyabinsk.
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Chelyabinsk is a city in Russia where driving a clean car is a must. If anyone is seen with a dirty car, he/she will be charged 2000 rubles.

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