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 Wednesday, Oct. 1, the 274th day of 2014. There are 91 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: It is rumored in the streets that the 13 negroes sent to Quincy on the Moline quota were refused. We think this must be a mistake.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Harvey McKenna, of Detroit, billiard player matched to play Wizard Schafer in New York in January for the world championship, was a professional friend and manager, Billy Catton in Rock Island.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Levi Cralle, former Rock Island county sheriff, had come from his farm near Mitchell, S.D. to visit friends in the city.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Work is being rushed on the new high school building in Orion to replace the one destroyed by fire last winter. Classes are being held in churches.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Rehearsals for the 84th season of the Handel Oratorio Society chorus will begin at 7:30 p.m. Monday on the stage of Centennial Hall, Augustana College.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Rock Island City Council's plan announced this week to have the federal government vacate Valley Homes public housing and move residents to Arsenal Courts to reduce density may not be feasible.






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