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 Saturday, April 19, the 109th day of 2014. There are 256 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Miss McCorkindale has opened millinery rooms over Gimbel's dry goods store, where she offers a choice lot of millinery goods, which she will manufacture to order.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The little South Park Presbyterian chapel celebrated it first Easter decorated with flowers for an afternoon worship service attended by a large congregation.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Wennerberg Chorus of Augustana College has returned from a 2,000-mile tour in the Eastern states and Illinois.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Col. Charles Lindbergh has stated that he is convinced that Germany's air force is equal to the combined sky fleets of her potential European foes.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Small gas motors may be permitted on boats in the lake to be built in Loud Thunder Forest Preserve. The prospect was discussed yesterday at a meeting of the Rock Island County Forest Preserve Commission.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The annual Dispatch/Rock Island Argus Spelling Bee continues to be a family tradition. Ed Lee, an eighth-grader at John Deere Junior High School, Moline, is the 1989 spelling bee champion from among 49 top spellers in Rock Island, Henry and Mercer counties. He advances to the competition in Washington, D.C. Runnerup was Ed's sister, Susan.






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