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VIDEO: What are Germany's strangest laws and social norms?

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The Local - [email protected] • 24 Sep, 2019 Updated Tue 24 Sep 2019 14:55 CEST
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Germany is famous for having countless laws and regulations. Here are the oddest legal regulations - as well as some unspoken social rules.

Germany made headlines on Monday with its latest legal ruling that a hangover is considered an illness - a decision made just in time for those thinking of calling in sick after Oktoberfest in Munich.

Yet that's not the only piece of German legalize likely to turn heads.

In the following video, we take a look at some of the wackiest longstanding laws in the Bundesrepublik - as well as what are often thought to be laws, but will likely just get you a sharp stare or reprimanding from your neighbours if you break them.

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