A Week of Chuckles

April 18
Confucius Say...
Those who jump off a Paris bridge are in Seine.
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April 16
Anybody who doesn't know what soap tastes like never bathed a dog.
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April 14
Thoughts On Aging
You know you're not a kid anymore when...you sink your teeth into a steak and they stay there.
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April 11
Thoughts On Aging
You're having trouble remembering simple words like...
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April 07
If there is a 50-50 chance that something can go wrong, then 9 times out of 10 - it will.
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April 04
I love cooking with wine. Sometimes, I even put it in the food.
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April 02
To spot the expert, pick the one who predicts the job will take the longest and will cost the most.
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Past Chuckles





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  Today is Friday, April 18, the 108th day of 2014. There are 257 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: A new steamer, Keithsburg, now is at our levee taking on board the balance of her fixtures preparatory to assuming her position on the daily Rock Island and Keokuk line.
1889 -- 125 years ago: C.W. Hawes was appointed deputy county clerk by county clerk Donaldson.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Mrs. O.E. child, of Moline, was named president of the Women's Home Missionary Society of the Methodist Church Rock Island District of the Central Illinois conference.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Augustana College is making plans for a drive for funds to erect a field house and make football field improvements.
1964 -- 50 years ago: A expanded election coverage system featuring a 16-foot chalkboard showing up to the minute running totals, attracted a large and enthusiastic crowd to The Argus newsroom last night.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Balloons frame Rock Island attorney Stewart Winstein who was given a surprise party in the rotunda of the Rock Island County Courthouse on Thursday to honor his 50th year of practicing law.




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