Tag: Paul Bunyan

Blue Laws #2: Don’t Shave on Main Street or Catch Lizards at Night

Blue Laws #2: Don’t Shave on Main Street or Catch Lizards at Night

On this Memorial Day weekend, besides remembering those who have died in military service, it’s only fitting to also recall tidbits of American history. Tidbits in the form of Blue Laws. Last time we pondered the idea of why donkeys aren’t allowed to sleep in bathtubs. But have you ever wondered...Read More
American Blue Laws #1:  Donkeys are not allowed to sleep in bathtubs

American Blue Laws #1: Donkeys are not allowed to sleep in bathtubs

Have you ever wondered why you don’t see donkeys sleeping in bathtubs?   Me neither. But supposedly, in Brooklyn, New York, most likely in the 1800s, somebody put this law into effect. That raises an important question. What in the world happened in Brooklyn that required the making of this...Read More