Chuckles for May 2008

May 05
Why do cows wear bells? Because their horns don't work!

May 09
What do cattle order in Italian restaurants? Cow-zones!

May 12
What do you give a pig with a rash? Oinkment!

May 15
Where do Mermaids go to the movies? To the dive-in!

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

May 21
What's a cows favorite Chinese food? Mooooooodles!

May 23
Why should you not play cards in the Jungle? There are too many cheetahs!

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

May 27
Q. What is a dog's favorite color?
A. Grrrreen

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

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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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