While Massachusetts and Berkshire County in particular have much to love and cherish, whether it be culture & arts, beautiful landscapes, a less hectic way off life or our passion for our home teams, there are indeed some oddball laws. These laws just don't apply to Berkshire County, they apply to the state or a majority of Massachusetts. In some cases, the laws only apply to an individual city or town in the Bay State, so even though the act may not be a law in Berkshire County, we still included it for entertainment purposes.

Most of these don't make much sense to me as to why they are laws to begin with. I understand it was a different time when they were written and enacted but still it seems like the lawmakers must have joined together and said, "okay we have our serious laws ready to be passed now let's come up with some haha ones to swerve our citizens." Was swerved even a word back in the day?

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The other strange aspect about these laws is many of them are still on the books but as you may have guessed, people are not being arrested or taken to court if they break them. Most of these laws are definitely strange, they don't seem to have any rhyme or reason but thanks to them we can talk and read about them together and have a laugh as we go through each one below. So, whether you live in Berkshire County or Massachusetts in general you need to know about these 31 crazy laws...but do you really?

31 Strange Massachusetts Laws

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