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11 Crazy State Laws That Offer Grounds For Divorce

Trapped in a bad relationship? Don't sweat it. If these silly state laws can set you free, then breaking up is a whole lot simpler than it seems.

1. In Vermont...

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...it's illegal for a woman to wear false teeth without obtaining written permission from her husband.

2. In Eureka, Nevada...

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...it's illegal for a mustached man to kiss a woman. Puppies, however, are fair game.

3. In Truro, Massachusetts...

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...a groom must prove himself by hunting and killing either six blackbirds or three crows.

4. In Alabama...

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...it's illegal for a man to spit in front of a woman. Additionally, state law dictates that boogers may not be flicked into the wind.

5. In Florida...

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...it's illegal for a man to be seen wearing a strapless gown in public.

6. In Idaho...

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...it's illegal to give your lover a box of candy that weighs less than fifty pounds. Go big or go home.

7. In Lewes, Delaware...

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...it's illegal to get married on a dare. Meanwhile, in Las Vegas...

8. In Montana...

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...it's illegal for a married woman to fish alone on Sunday. And it's illegal for an unmarried woman to fish alone at all. That said, kitten fishing is encouraged all year round.

9. In Tombstone, Arizona...

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...it's illegal for men or women over the age of 18 to have more than one missing tooth when smiling.

10. In Waynesboro, Virginia...

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...it's illegal for a woman to drive a car up Main Street, unless her husband is walking in front of the vehicle and waving a red flag. In other news, it's still 1880 in Waynesboro, Virginia.

11. In Rhode Island...

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...a marriage where either party is considered an "idiot" or a "lunatic" will be nulled or voided. Which is probably why so few reality TV shows take place in Rhode Island.

Read the fine print: breaking up is a lot easier than you might think.