Chuckles for February 2001



February 01
Middle age is having a choice of two temptations and choosing the one that will get you home the earliest. (www.jokester.com)

February 05
Why did the stoplight turn red? Wouldn't you if you had to change in the middle of the street?? (www.jokester.com)

February 07
Once there was a race between a water hose ,a tomato ,and lettuce. Who do you think won? Well, last time I checked, the hose was still running ,the tomato was trying to ketchup ,and the lettuce was ahead. (www.jokester.com)

February 08
"If man evolved from apes why do we still have apes?" -- Dennis Miller

February 09
"The second day of a diet is always easier than the first. By the second day you're off it." -- Jackie Gleason

February 12
Stuff I'm Now Saying At Work: I like you. You remind me of when I was young and stupid. (www.jokeaday.com)

February 14
A wife drew her husband's attention to the couple next door and said, "Do you see that couple? How devoted they are? He kisses her every time they meet. Why don't you do that ? "I'd love to." replied the husband, "but I don't know her well enough." (www.jokester.com)

February 15
The weather for catching fish is that weather, and no other, in which fish are caught.

February 16
You May No Longer Be Cool If . . . You turn down free tickets to a rock concert because you have to work the next day. (www.jokeaday.com)

February 19
Adolescence and snow are the only problems that disappear if you ignore them long enough.(Oneliners-and-proverbs.com)

February 20
By all means marry. If you get a good wife, you'll be happy. If you get a bad one, you'll become a philosopher...and that is a good thing for any man. (Socrates)

February 21
Why doesn't glue stick to the inside of the bottle? (jokeaday.com)

February 22
Car Accident Reports: "The indirect cause of this accident was a little guy in a small car with a big mouth." (www.jokeaday.com)

February 23
"When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years." -- Mark Twain

February 26
"All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then success is sure." -- Mark Twain

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  Today is Thursday, Oct. 2, the 275th day of 2014. There are 90 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The ladies have adopted the fashion of wearing representations of insects in the flowers on their bonnets. Some look very natural.
1889 -- 125 years ago: T.F. Cary, former Rock Island alderman, has accepted a position as salesman for a Chicago wallpaper house and plans to move to that city.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Work on the new telephone building on 18th Street between 6th and 7th avenues is progressing rapidly.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Rock Island's new theater at 3rd Avenue and 19th Street will have a name significant of its location. The "Rocket" is scheduled to open Thanksgiving Day.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Two of Rock Island's newest water towers were vandalized last night, including the one at 38th Street and 31st Avenue, where police took five Moline boys into custody about 9 p.m..
1989 -- 25 years ago: Some of us who live in the Quad-Cities take the Mississippi River for granted, or at least we used to. But the river is not taken for granted by our visitors. And most Quad-Citians are realizing the importance of the river to this area as increased emphasis is placed on tourism.







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