Neil and Rosie discuss a new law in a town in the United States which has made texting and walking at the same time illegal. Hear some of the dangerous things that have happened to people as they, and their attention, has wandered.
This week's question: there are strange but true laws which exist in the UK. Which one of these three is NOT a real law?
a) It's illegal to enter the Houses of Parliament wearing a suit of armour.
b) A pregnant woman can go to the toilet anywhere she wants.
c) It's illegal to speak French in front of a dog.
Listen out for the answer at the end of the programme.
Texting and walking
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American word for pavement
American word for walking along a road
walking in a slow and heavy way
- residential area
a part of a town or city where people live
a large hole in the ground which a river flows into
- water fountain
a monument in which water is squirted into the air for decoration