30 Most Ridiculous Laws From Ancient Times

Singing The Wrong Lyrics

#25 Singing The Wrong Lyrics

Another weird ancient Roman law condemned people to death for an act as harmless as singing a mockery. The law forbade people from mocking at others by singing false insults. Those who persisted were ultimately charged with capital punishment, which was mostly a death penalty.

However, if the lyrics were genuine and true, no criminal was charge levied.

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