Me: Why can't I buy a car on Sunday in Indiana?
RX: Because Jesus never bought a car on Sunday.
Radley Balko compares the Blue Laws in Virginia, from whence he moved, to those in Tennessee, where he fetched up.
Thanks to our system of Government By Sedimentation, most states are layered with quaint, charming relics of an earlier era. Especially when it comes to alcohol.
(H/T to Unc.)