Normally, there is a tacit and tacit agreement: n. an agreement that was written with words and not written or partly. An oral contract is as valid as a written agreement. The main problem with oral contracts is to prove its existence or its terms. As one car put it, “An oral contract is as good as the paper on which it is written.” An oral contract is often demonstrated by actions taken by one or both parties who appear to need a contract. The other essential difference between oral and written contracts is that the time to sue for breach of an oral contract (prescription) is sometimes shorter. For example, California`s restriction is two years for oral versus four for writing, Connecticut and Washington three for oral instead of six for writing, and Georgia four for oral instead of 20 for writing. (See: Contract, Agreement) It is an unwritten law that you did not go to the top until Miss Hawley confirmed that you were really at the top. The man`s death ended an apparently unwritten law: a ban on reporting the strange couple from Eishausen or conducting investigations.