These 10 Crazy Laws In Florida Will Leave Your Scratching Your Head In Wonder

It’s hard not to fall in love with some of the bizarre, outdated laws that still pepper our history books. There are tons of weird laws in Florida that really make you wonder about the story behind them. For instance, hearing the first of the illegal things in Florida that we mention will make you question just what in the heck was going on back then that a lawmaker would enact something like that. Too many beach musicals, perhaps? Take a look at these strange things that are illegal in Florida, or were at one time.

What do you think about these weird laws in Florida? Some sound a little outdated, right? Life in Florida sure can be interesting already, but what if you had to follow all of these strange laws? Well some of them you should still probably follow, especially if you have a pet porcupine…

If you are currently living in Florida make sure you brush up on current laws that could get you in trouble. And be sure to share with us your thoughts in the comments section! Or if you have more fun facts about Florida that you want to share, make sure to shout those out, too!

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Weird Laws in Florida

December 03, 2021

What are the weirdest things about Florida?

Beyond the weird laws we’ve outlined above, there are a few other strange things in Florida that might just blow your mind. For anyone looking to travel, we have some weird and wonderful roadside attractions in Florida that are well worth the trek. For instance, did you know the world’s largest alligator is located in Christmas, Florida?! Or how about the Skunk Ape Research Headquarters in Ochopee? These spots are about as weird as it gets. 

What unique words and phrases do people in Florida say?

These are some unique words and phrases people in Florida say on a daily basis. Like:

  • No see ums
  • Jit
  • We're parked in Goofy
  • Wicked Up


One of the best fun facts about Florida is that residents sometimes have their own language. There is a whole slew of words that Floridians use that out-of-towners might not understand. Part of growing up in Florida means recognizing that we’re a tad bit different from other state residents, especially when it comes to the lingo. For instance, some call it soda, but in Florida, some call it pop. Or if you’re about to order up gator tail, you know you’re going to get a deep-fried chunk of pure perfection. Or if you live in Florida you likely already know what a Pub sub is and it has nothing to do with a bar.

Do Floridians have any strange habits?

Floridians definitely have some strange habits. While there are many illegal things in Florida that the media seems to have fun covering, what about the strange habits that Florida residents are known for? Floridians are pretty stubborn when it comes to habits, but that’s only because we love our great state. For example, we like to bundle up when the temps dip below 60 degrees because that’s heckin’ cold! Or, how about the fact that we can wear flip-flops pretty much any time of year?