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Dogs to be painted white -- April Fool's Day, 1965
Politiken, a Copenhagen newspaper, reported that the Danish parliament had passed a new law requiring all dogs to be painted white. The purpose of this, it explained, was to increase road safety by allowing dogs to be seen more easily at night. [Appleton Post-Crescent, Apr 1, 1965.]

April Fool Categories: Animals, Newspapers, Denmark, 1965, Stupid Laws.
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