Chuckles for June 2002

June 03
We need a president who's fluent in at least one language. --Buck Henry

June 04
Being overweight is something that just sort of snacks up on you.

June 05
Do Lipton Tea employees take coffee breaks?

June 06
All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then success is sure.-- Mark Twain

June 07
Every so often, I like to stick my head out the window, look up, and smile for a satellite picture.

June 10
My genetics experiment ate my homework.

June 11
The best way to keep children home is to make the home atmosphere pleasant--and let the air out of the tires. -- Dorothy Parker

June 12
"Always do sober what you said you'd do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut." --Ernest Hemingway

June 13
Teacher: Why are you late? Student: There was a man who lost a hundred dollar bill. Teacher: That's nice. Were you helping him look for it? Student: No. I was standing on it.

June 14
If you can't drink and drive, why do bars have parking lots?

June 17
What do people in China call their good plates?

June 18
If you try to fail, and succeed, which have you done?

June 19
Why do people tell you when they are speechless?

June 20
Why is it called a "building" when it is already built?

June 21
Why is lemon juice made with artificial flavor, and dishwashing liquid made with real lemons?

June 24
If I were two-faced, why would I be wearing this one? Abraham Lincoln

June 25
When cheese gets its picture taken, what does it say?

June 26
Man is the Only Animal that Blushes. Or needs to. Mark Twain

June 27
I have made good judgements in the Past. I have made good judgements in the Future. Dan Quayle

June 28
People that are really very weird can get into sensitive positions and have a tremendous impact on history. -----Dan Quayle

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  Today is Monday, Oct. 20, the 293rd day of 2014. There are 72 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The store of Devoe and Crampton was entered and robbed of about $500 worth of gold pens and pocket cutlery last night.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Michael Malloy was named president of the Tri-City Stone Cutters Union.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Dewitte C. Poole, former Moline newspaperman serving as vice consul general for the United States government in Paris, declared in a letter to friends that the once gay Paris is a city of sadness and desolation.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans for the construction of an $80,000 wholesale bakery at 2011 4th Ave. were announced by Harry and Nick Coin, of Rock Island. It is to be known as the Banquet Bakery.
1964 -- 50 years ago: An application has been filed for a state permit to organize a savings and loan association in Moline, it was announced. The applicants are Ben Butterworth, A.B. Lundahl, C. Richard Evans, John Harris, George Crampton and William Getz, all of Moline, Charles Roberts, Rock Island, and Charles Johnson, of Hampton.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Indian summer is quickly disappearing as temperatures slide into the 40s and 50s this week. Last week, highs were in the 80s.

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