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 Friday, July 25, the 206th day of 2014. There are 159 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Walter Jones, of Co, F 23rd Ky, volunteers, lost a satchel on the Camden road, yesterday, containing his papers of discharge from the army.
1889 -- 125 years ago: E. W. Robinson purchased from Mrs. J.T. Miller the livery stable on the triangle south of Market square.
1914 -- 100 years ago: A municipal; bathing beach was advocated at the weekly meeting of the city commission by commissioner Rudgren, who suggested the foot of Seventh Street as an excellent location.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Floyd Shetter, Rock Island county superintendent schools, announced teachers hired for nearly all of the 95 rural and village grade schools in the county.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The mercury officially reached the season's previous high of 95 about noon today and continued upward toward an expected mark of 97.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Fort Armstrong hotel once the wining and dining chambers of Rock Island's elite is under repair. Progress is being made though at a seeming snail's pace to return the building to a semblance of its past glory for senior citizen's homes.








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