Chuckles for June 2008

June 02
Q. What country did candy come from?
A. Sweeten!

June 04
Q. What do you call an underwater spy?
A. James Pond!

June 09
Q. How do you get a frog off your car's back window?
A. Turn on the rear defrogger!

June 16
Q. What goes "Ha, ha, ha...clunk?"
A. People laughing their heads off!

June 18
Q. What do you give a pig with a rash?
A. Oinkment!

June 19
Q. What do you get when you cross a FedEx driver with a UPS driver?
A. Fed UP!

June 23
Q. How can you tell if a tree is a Dagwood tree?
A. By it's bark!

June 26
Q. Whats' a cheerleader's favorite color?
A. Yeller!

June 30
Q. What do you call a sleeping bull?
A. A bull-dozer!

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  Today is Monday, July 28, the 209th day of 2014. There are 156 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Port Byron passengers and mails will be transported by the Sterling and Rock Island railroad.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The congregation of the First Methodist church worshiped in Harper's theater, where construction work is being done at the church site.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Three-eye baseball for Moline was assured the Danville Franchise will be transferred to the Plow city.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Roseville Methodist Church is observing its 100th anniversary.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The last remaining unfinished portion of Interstate 80 between the Quad-Cities and Joliet will be opened to traffic by Aug 12.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Of all the highlights of the last 12 years, this is the greatest of all, said Dennis Hitchcock, producer director of Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, as he torched the mortgage, clearing a $220,000 loan financing the downtown Rock Island theater's beginnings in 1977.

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