Chuckles for April 2008



April 02
Where do frogs change? In a croak-room!
--kids.yahoo.com

April 04
What do you get when you cross a fish with an elephant? Swimming trunks!
--kids.yahoo.com

April 07
What is worse than a giraffe with a sore neck? A caterpillar with tired feet!
--kids.yahoo.com

April 09
What has a head and a tail but no body? A coin!
--kids.yahoo.com

April 11
Why did the kid start a gardening service? Because he wanted to rake in some cash!
--kids.yahoo.com

April 14
Why did the boy swallow three dollar bills? Because it was his lunch money!
--kids.yahoo.com

April 16
How do bees get to school? On the school buzz!
--kids.yahoo.com

April 18
Where do colors go on vacation? Color-ado!--kids.yahoo.com

April 21
Why did the King go to the dentist? To get his teeth crowned!--kids.yahoo.com

April 24
Why should you never tell a pig a secret? Because they squeal!--kids.yahoo.com

April 25
What do you get when you cross and elephant with a mole? Very big holes in your garden!--kids.yahoo.com

April 29
What do you call a short psychic who escaped from jail? A small medium at large!--kids.yahoo.com

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  Today is Thursday, April 24, the 114th day of 2014. There are 251 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: We learn that it is a contemplation to start a paper mill in Rock Island during the summer by a gentleman from the East.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The gates of Oklahoma were swung open at noon today, and a throng of more than 30,000 settlers started over its soil.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Iowa Coliseum Co. was incorporated with $40,000 capital and planned a building on 4th Street between Warren and Green streets in Davenport.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans are being discussed for resurfacing the streets in the entire downtown district of Rock Island.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Some 45 jobs will be created at J.I. Case Co.'s Rock Island plant in a expansion of operations announced yesterday afternoon at the firm's headquarters in Racine, Wis.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Gardeners and farmers cheered, but not all Quad-Citians found joy Saturday as more than an inch of rain fell on the area. Motorists faced dangerous, rain-slick roads as the water activated grease and grime that had built up during dry weather.








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