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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1864 — 150 years ago: Some persons are negotiating for 80 feet of ground on Illinois Street with a view of erecting four stores thereon. It would serve a better purpose if the money was invested in neat tenement houses.
1889 — 125 years ago: The Central station, car house and stables of the Moline-Rock Island Horse Railway line of the Holmes syndicate, together with 15 cars and 42 head of horses, were destroyed by fire. The loss was at $15,000.
1914 — 100 years ago: Vera Cruz, Mexico, after a day and night of resistance to American forces, gradually ceased opposition. The American forces took complete control of the city.
1939 — 75 years ago: Dr. R. Bruce Collins was reelected for a second term as president of the Lower Rock Island County Tuberculosis Association.
1964 — 50 years ago: Work is scheduled to begin this summer on construction of a new men's residence complex and an addition to the dining facilities at Westerlin Hall at Augustana College.
1989 — 25 years ago: Special Olympics competitors were triple winners at Rock Island High School Saturday. The participants vanquished the rain that fell during the competition, and some won their events; but most important, they triumphed over their own disabilities.




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