Chuckles for May 2008



May 05
Why do cows wear bells? Because their horns don't work!--kids.yahoo.com

May 09
What do cattle order in Italian restaurants? Cow-zones!--kids.yahoo.com

May 12
What do you give a pig with a rash? Oinkment!--kids.yahoo.com

May 15
Where do Mermaids go to the movies? To the dive-in!--kids.yahoo.com

May 19
How do you know when it's raining cats and dogs? When you step in a poodle!--kids.yahoo.com

May 21
What's a cows favorite Chinese food? Mooooooodles!--kids.yahoo.com

May 23
Why should you not play cards in the Jungle? There are too many cheetahs!--kids.yahoo.com

May 23
Q. Why should you not play cards in the Jungle?
A. There are too many cheetahs!
--kids.yahoo.com

May 27
Q. What is a dog's favorite color?
A. Grrrreen
--kids.yahoo.com

May 29
Q. Where do fish keep their money?
A. In a river bank!
--kids.yahoo.com

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  Today is Monday, Sept. 15, the 258th day of 2014. There are 107 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: The Rock River Illinois conference of the Methodist Church will hold its annual sessions this week in this city. About 200 ministers are expected to attend.
1889 — 125 years ago: The Brush electric company had prepared a new schedule of rates to become effective Oct. 1, with slightly increased rates to consumers.
1914 — 100 years ago: The Rock Island Aerie of Eagles made plans for the laying of the cornerstone of a new $50,000 Eagles Home. W.C. Maucker is to be master of ceremonies.
1939 — 75 years ago: Col. Charles A. Lindbergh spoke on "America and Foreign War" in a neutrality debate over nation wide radio hook-up.
1964 — 50 years ago: Two awards of the National Safety council were presented to the city of Rock Island today at noon at a meeting held in the YWCA.
1989 — 25 years ago: The final tallies are not yet in for the summer 1989 Quad-Cities tourism season, but officials are expecting the number of visitors to the area to be at least as good as, if not better than, 1988.






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