Chuckles for December 2007



December 03
What does a cat on the beach have in common with Christmas?
Sandy Claws!

December 04
How do sheep in Mexico say Merry Christmas?
Fleece Navidad!

December 06
What do you get if Santa goes down the chimney when a fire is lit?
Crisp Cringle!

December 07
What kind of candle burns longer, a red candle or a green candle?
Neither! Candles always burn shorter!

December 10
Why was Santa's little helper depressed?
Neither! He had low elf esteem.

December 11
What do you call people who are afraid of Santa Claus?
Claustrophobic!

December 12
What do you call an old snowman?
Water!

December 13
What do you sing at a snowman’s birthday party?
Freeze a jolly good fellow!

December 18
What goes “oh, oh, oh”?
Santa walking backwards!

December 19
What carol is heard in the dessert?
Camel ye fathful!

December 20
What do you get if you eat Christmas decorations?
Tinselitus!

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  Today is Saturday, Aug. 23, the 235th day of 2014. There are 130 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Telegraph reports state that, about 6 o'clock on the evening of the 20th, Quantrill, with about 800 of his thieves and robbers, surrounded Lawrence, Kan., and burned it to the ground.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Newton Beer's production of "Lost in London," which had a successful run for three seasons, was presented at Harper's Theater.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The German army commanded by Fran Duke Albrecht of Wurtemburg defeated the French army at Neufchmtenu.
1939 -- 75 years ago: John Deere Harvester Works in East Moline is starting a four-story, $104,000 addition to the combine assembly building.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Short Hills Country Club held onto its lead yesterday despite a rally by host Davenport Country Club and claimed the team title in the Sunshine Cup golf series.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Quad-Citians can look forward to more excitement and fun at this year's Rock Island Labor Day parade at 9:30 a.m. Sept 4, say organizers. This years theme is "Celebrate Rock Island."






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