A Week of Chuckles

July 23
Some people speak from experience. Some people, from experience, don't speak. funny2.com/

July 21
All I ask is a chance to prove money can't make me happy. funny2.com/

July 18
If you give someone a piece of your mind, are you left with peace of mind?funny2.com/

July 14
Here's how to tell if you're overcaffeinated...
The only time you're standing still is during an earthquake. funny2.com/

July 11
Here's how to tell if you're overcaffeinated...
You can type sixty words per minute ... with your feet. funny2.com/

July 08
When you try to prove to someone that something won't work, it will. funny2.com/

July 02
To spot the expert, pick the one who predicts the job will take the longest and will cost the most. funny2.com/

Past Chuckles

Local events heading

  Today is Thursday, July 24, the 205th day of 2014. There are 160 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The Rev. R.J. Humphrey, once a clergyman in this city, was reported killed in a quarrel in New Orleans.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The Rock Island Citizens Improvement Association held a special meeting to consider the proposition of consolidating Rock Island and Moline.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The home of A. Freeman, 806 3rd Ave., was entered by a burglar while a circus parade was in progress and about $100 worth of jewelry and $5 in cash were taken.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The million dollar dredge, Rock Island, of the Rock Island district of United States engineers will be in this area this week to deepen the channel at the site of the new Rock Island-Davenport bridge.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The Argus "walked" to a 13-0 victory over American Container Corporation last night to clinch the championship of Rock Island's A Softball League at Northwest Douglas Park.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Immediate Care Center emergency medical office at South Park Mall is moving back to United Medical Center on Sept. 1. After nearly six years in operation at the mall, Care Center employees are upset by UMC's decision. The center is used by 700 to 800 people each month.

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