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Mispronouncing "Joliet" is against the law within city limits.

It's illegal to make faces at dogs in Normal.

In Oblong it's illegal to have sex on your wedding day if you're simultaneously hunting or fishing.

In Chicago it's unlawful to present a poultry show within 1,500 feet of a public park.

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