Chuckles for February 2008



February 01
Why don't oysters give to charity? Because they're shellfish.

February 04
What do you call an exploding monkey? A baBOOM!

February 07
What are twins' favorite fruits? Pears!
--kids.yahoo.com/jokes

February 11
What do you call a sick elephant? An ill-ephant
--kids.yahoo.com/jokes

February 13
What did one eye say to the other eye? "Between you and me, something smells!"
--kids.yahoo.com/jokes

February 14
Why did the pig give his girlfriend a box of candy? It was Valenswine's Day!
--jokes.net

February 18
How does the Eskimo mend his house? With iglue!
--kids.yahoo.com

February 19
What did the boy Octopus say to the girl Octopus? Can I hold your hand, hand, hand, hand, hand, hand, hand, hand?
--kids.yahoo.com

February 21
How do skunks call their friends? On their smell phones!
--kids.yahoo.com

February 26
How did the Egyptian boy catch the flu? He caught it from his mummy!
--kids.yahoo.com

February 27
What happens when dogs come in from the snow? They become slush puppies!
--kids.yahoo.com

February 28
What kind of horse likes to be ridden at night? A Nightmare!
--kids.yahoo.com

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  Today is Tuesday, July 22, the 203rd day of 2014. There are 162 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Everybody is invited to go on a moonlight excursion next Monday evening on the steamer New Boston. The trip will be from Davenport to Muscatine and back.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The mayor and bridge committee let a contract to the Clinton Bridge company for a $1,125 iron bridge across Sears canal near Milan.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Injunction proceedings to compel the Central Association to keep a baseball team in Rock Island for the remainder of the season were contemplated by some of the Rock Island fans, but they decided to defer action.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The first of the new and more powerful diesel engines built for the Rock Island Lines for the proposed Chicago-Denver run, passed thru the Tri-Cities this morning.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The Rock Island Rescue Mission is negotiating for the purchase of the Prince Hall Masonic Home located at 37th Avenue and 5th Street, Rock Island.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Quad Cities Container Terminal is being lauded as a giant business boon that will save several days and hundreds of dollars on each goods shipment to the coasts. The Quad Cities Container Terminal is the final piece of the puzzle that opens up increase access to world markets, Robert Goldstein said.








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