Chuckles for September 2007



September 04
Housework is what a woman does that nobody notices unless she hasn't done it.
--Evan Esar

September 06
A couple of zoologists decided to give a lion a cell phone in order to keep track of his whereabouts. Unfortunately, whenever they tried to call, the lion was busy!

September 10
Artificial Intelligence is no match for natural stupidity.
--Unknown

September 12
What is a forum? (A two-um plus a two-um)

September 13
When two angels meet, what do they say to each other ?
Halo!

September 17
Q. What do you call a very popular perfume?
A. A best smeller.

September 20
The things we know best are the things we haven't been taught.
--Marquis de Vauvenargues

September 24
How can you drop an egg four feet without breaking it? (Drop it from five feet. It won't break during the first four feet.)

September 26
Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.
--Malcolm Forbes (1919 - 1990)

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  Today is Monday, Oct. 20, the 293rd day of 2014. There are 72 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The store of Devoe and Crampton was entered and robbed of about $500 worth of gold pens and pocket cutlery last night.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Michael Malloy was named president of the Tri-City Stone Cutters Union.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Dewitte C. Poole, former Moline newspaperman serving as vice consul general for the United States government in Paris, declared in a letter to friends that the once gay Paris is a city of sadness and desolation.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans for the construction of an $80,000 wholesale bakery at 2011 4th Ave. were announced by Harry and Nick Coin, of Rock Island. It is to be known as the Banquet Bakery.
1964 -- 50 years ago: An application has been filed for a state permit to organize a savings and loan association in Moline, it was announced. The applicants are Ben Butterworth, A.B. Lundahl, C. Richard Evans, John Harris, George Crampton and William Getz, all of Moline, Charles Roberts, Rock Island, and Charles Johnson, of Hampton.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Indian summer is quickly disappearing as temperatures slide into the 40s and 50s this week. Last week, highs were in the 80s.


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