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 Friday, April 25, the 115th day of 2014. There are 250 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: Never in the history of Rock Island was there such a demand for houses as at present. Our city is suffering for the want of suitable tenement houses.

1889 — 125 years ago: The choir of Central Presbyterian Church presented a ladies concert under the direction of S.T. Bowlby.

1914 — 100 years ago: Miss Rosella Benson was elected president of the Standard Bearers of Spencer Memorial Methodist Church.

1939 — 75 years ago: Mrs. Nell Clapper was elected president of the Rock Island Business and Professional Women's Club.

1964 — 50 years ago: Gerald Hickman, of Seattle, Wash, will move his family to Rock Island to assume the position of produce buyer for the Eagle Food Center chain of food stores. This announcement was made today by Bernard Weindruch, president of Eagles.

1989 — 25 years ago: Care & Share, formed in 1984 to provide food to jobless and needy Quad-Citians, will disband because the major part of a crisis created by plant closings is over. Food for the needy is still necessary. So groups separately will continue to raise money and collect food.




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