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 Monday, Sept. 1, the 244th day of 2014. There are 121 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: We are informed by J.H. Hull that the reason the street sprinkler was not at work yesterday settling the dust on the streets, was because one of his horses was injured.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Bonnie McGregor, a fleet-footed stallion owned by S.W. Wheelock of this community, covered himself with glory at Lexington, Ky, when he ran a mile in 2:13 1/2. The horse's value was estimated as at least $50,000.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Troops are pouring into Paris to prepare for defense of the city. The German army is reported to be only 60 miles from the capital of France.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The German army has invaded Poland in undeclared warfare. Poland has appealed to Great Britain and France for aid.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Publication of a plant newspaper, the Farmall Works News, has been launched at the Rock Island IHC factory and replaces a managerial newsletter.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Officials predict Monday's Rock Island Labor Parade will be the biggest and best ever. Last minute work continues on floats and costumes for the parade, which steps off a 9:30 a.m.




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