Chuckles for October 2004



October 19
Q. Why don't skeletons ever go out on the town?
A. Because they don't have any body to go out with!
(theholidayspot.com)

October 20
Top Signs That You're Too Old to Trick or Treat ...
10).You get winded from knocking on the door...
(ahajokes.com)

October 21
Top Signs That You're Too Old to Trick or Treat ...
9).You have to have another kid chew the candy for you...
(ahajokes.com)

October 22
Top Signs That You're Too Old to Trick or Treat ...
8).You ask for high fiber candy only.
(ahajokes.com)

October 25
Top Signs That You're Too Old to Trick or Treat ...
7).When someone drops a candy bar in your bag, you lose your balance and fall over.
(ahajokes.com)

October 26
Top Signs That You're Too Old to Trick or Treat ...
6).People say, "What a scary mask!" but you're not wearing a mask!
(ahajokes.com)

October 27
Top Signs That You're Too Old to Trick or Treat ...
5).When the door opens you yell, "Trick or..." and can't remember the rest.
(ahajokes.com)

October 28
Top Signs That You're Too Old to Trick or Treat ...
4). By the end of the night, you have a bag full of restraining orders.
3). You have to carefully choose a costume that won't dislodge your hairpiece.
(ahajokes.com)

October 29
Top Signs That You're Too Old to Trick or Treat ...
2). You're the only Power Ranger in the neighborhood with a walker.
and last but not least...
1). 1. You avoid going to houses where your ex-wives live.
(ahajokes.com)

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  Today is Thursday, April 24, the 114th day of 2014. There are 251 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: We learn that it is a contemplation to start a paper mill in Rock Island during the summer by a gentleman from the East.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The gates of Oklahoma were swung open at noon today, and a throng of more than 30,000 settlers started over its soil.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Iowa Coliseum Co. was incorporated with $40,000 capital and planned a building on 4th Street between Warren and Green streets in Davenport.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans are being discussed for resurfacing the streets in the entire downtown district of Rock Island.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Some 45 jobs will be created at J.I. Case Co.'s Rock Island plant in a expansion of operations announced yesterday afternoon at the firm's headquarters in Racine, Wis.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Gardeners and farmers cheered, but not all Quad-Citians found joy Saturday as more than an inch of rain fell on the area. Motorists faced dangerous, rain-slick roads as the water activated grease and grime that had built up during dry weather.








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