Chuckles for November 2006



November 01
If the Pilgrims were alive today, what would they be most famous for?
Their AGE!
--theholidayspot.com

November 02
What did the mother turkey say to her disobedient children?
If your father could see you now, he'd turn over in his gravy!
--theholidayspot.com

November 02
Q. What did the mother turkey say to her disobedient children?
A. If your father could see you now, he'd turn over in his gravy!
--theholidayspot.com

November 06
Q. If the Pilgrims were alive today, what would they be most famous for?
A. Their AGE!
--theholidayspot.com

November 07
Why pay money to have your family tree traced; go into politics and your opponents will do it for you.--Author Unknown

November 09
When asked to write a paper on what he was thankful for on Thanksgiving little Timmy wrote:
I'm thankful that I'm not a turkey!
--jokesbykids.com

November 10
Teacher: "Why did the Pilgrims sail to America?"
Student: "Maybe they missed their plane."

November 13
Q. How do you keep a turkey in suspense?
A. I'll tell you next week...

November 15
He who laughs, lasts!
--Mary Pettibone Poole

November 16
When I was young I used to pray for a bike, then I realized that God doesn't work that way, so I stole a bike and prayed for forgiveness.
--lotsofjokes.com

November 17
Why do pilgrims pants keep falling down?
Because their belt buckles are on their hats!
--jokesbykids.com

November 27
There is no pleasure in having nothing to do; the fun is in having lots to do and not doing it.
--Mary Wilson Little

November 28
You can only be young once. But you can always be immature.
--Dave Barry (1947 - )

November 29
What do monkeys sing at Christmas?
Jungle Bells, Jungle bells.. !
--theholidayspot.com

November 30
How long does it take to burn a candle down?
About a wick!
--theholidayspot.com

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  Today is Thursday, April 17, the 107th day of 2014. There are 258 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Journeymen shoemakers of Rock Island struck for higher wages yesterday morning, asking 25 percent increases. Employers have acceded to their demand.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Lighting struck wires of the Merchants Electric Light Co. during a furious storm, and many Rock Island business houses were compelled to resort to gas as a means of illumination.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Members of the First Church of Christ, Scientist, decided to erect a new edifice at a cost of about $60,000.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Willard Anderson, junior forward for the Augustana College basketball team, which won 17 out of 22 contests, was elected captain of the quintet.
1964 -- 50 years ago: John Hoffman, Moline, president of the Sac-Fox Council of Boy Scouts, will be honored for his 50 years in scouting by members of the council at a dinner Thursday evening.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Quad-Cities has what is believed to be the area's first elite-class gymnast. It's the stuff upon which Olympic competitors are made. Tiffany Chapman, of Rock Island, not only has earned the highest possible gymnast ranking, she won the honor at age 11.






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