Chuckles for February 2005



February 01
There are two kinds of people, those who finish what they start and so on.
--Robert Byrne

February 02
"I've been on a constant diet for the last two decades. I've lost a total of 789 pounds. By all accounts, I should be hanging from a charm bracelet."
-- Erma Bombeck

February 03
Q: Why did the chicken cross the playground?
A: To get to the other slide.

February 04
Health nuts are going to feel stupid someday, lying in hospitals dying of nothing.
Redd Foxx (1922 - 1991)

February 07
If you are a dog and your owner suggests that you wear a sweater, suggest that he wear a tail.
--Fran Lebowitz

February 08
There is never enough time, unless you're serving it.
Malcolm Forbes (1919-1990)

February 09
Q: What does a pickle say when he wants to play cards?
A: Dill me in!

February 10
Q: What happened to the dog that swallowed a firefly?
A: It barked with de-light!

February 11
The least experienced fisherman always catches the biggest fish.
--ahajokes.com

February 14
Q. What did the boy light bulb say to the girl light bulb on Valentine's Day?
A. I wuv you watts and watts!

February 15
My mother used to say that there are no strangers, only friends you haven't met yet. She's now in a maximum security twilight home in Australia.
-- Dame Edna Everage(1934 - )

February 16
Say what you will about the Ten Commandments, you must always come back to the pleasant fact that there are only ten of them.
-- H. L. Mencken

February 17
I merely took the energy it takes to pout and wrote some blues.
Duke Ellington (1899 - 1974)

February 18
Do not condemn the judgement of another because it differs from your own. You may both be wrong.
-- Dandemis

February 21
Q: What would you get if you crossed a gorilla with the sixteenth US president?
A: Ape Lincoln!

February 22
Q: Ever wonder about people who pay $2 for a bottle of Evian water?
A: Just spell "Evian" backwards!

February 23
Why is it called a "building" when it is already built?
--jokesgalore.com

February 24
Q. What Lies At The Bottom Of The Ocean And Twitches?
A. A Nervous Wreck!

February 25
Q. How Do You Catch a Unique Rabbit?
A. Unique Up On It.
Q. How Do You Catch a Tame Rabbit?
A. Tame Way, Unique Up On It.

February 28
I'm still an atheist, thank God.
-- Luis Bunuel (1900 - 1983)

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  Today is Thursday, July 31, the 212th day of 2014. There are 153 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: A corps of surgeons now occupies the new hospital quarters at the Garrison Hospital on the Rock Island Arsenal. A fence has been installed to enclose the prison hospital.
1889 -- 125 years ago: B. Winter has let a contract to Christ Schreiner for a two story brick building with a double store front on the south side of 3rd Avenue just west of 17th Street. The estimated cost was $4,500.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Germany sent simultaneous ultimatums to Russia and France, demanding that Russia suspend mobilization within 12 hours and demanding that France inform Germany within 18 hours. In the case of war between Germany and Russia, France would remain neutral.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Civil service offices at the post office and the Rock Island Arsenal were swamped as more than 700 youths sought 15 machinist apprenticeships at the Arsenal.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Last night, American Legion Post 246 in Moline figuratively handed over the trousers to a female ex-Marine and petticoat rule began. Olga Swanson, of Moline, was installed as the first woman commander of the post .
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Illinois Quad City Civic Center captured the excitement and interest of a convention of auditorium managers this weekend in Reno, Nev. Bill Adams, civic center authority chairman, said the 10,000-seat arena planned for downtown Moline has caught the eye of construction firms, suppliers, management teams and concession groups.








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