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 Saturday, April 19, the 109th day of 2014. There are 256 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Miss McCorkindale has opened millinery rooms over Gimbel's dry goods store, where she offers a choice lot of millinery goods, which she will manufacture to order.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The little South Park Presbyterian chapel celebrated it first Easter decorated with flowers for an afternoon worship service attended by a large congregation.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Wennerberg Chorus of Augustana College has returned from a 2,000-mile tour in the Eastern states and Illinois.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Col. Charles Lindbergh has stated that he is convinced that Germany's air force is equal to the combined sky fleets of her potential European foes.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Small gas motors may be permitted on boats in the lake to be built in Loud Thunder Forest Preserve. The prospect was discussed yesterday at a meeting of the Rock Island County Forest Preserve Commission.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The annual Dispatch/Rock Island Argus Spelling Bee continues to be a family tradition. Ed Lee, an eighth-grader at John Deere Junior High School, Moline, is the 1989 spelling bee champion from among 49 top spellers in Rock Island, Henry and Mercer counties. He advances to the competition in Washington, D.C. Runnerup was Ed's sister, Susan.






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