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, Sept. 1, the 244th day of 2014. There are 121 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: We are informed by J.H. Hull that the reason the street sprinkler was not at work yesterday settling the dust on the streets, was because one of his horses was injured.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Bonnie McGregor, a fleet-footed stallion owned by S.W. Wheelock of this community, covered himself with glory at Lexington, Ky, when he ran a mile in 2:13 1/2. The horse's value was estimated as at least $50,000.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Troops are pouring into Paris to prepare for defense of the city. The German army is reported to be only 60 miles from the capital of France.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The German army has invaded Poland in undeclared warfare. Poland has appealed to Great Britain and France for aid.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Publication of a plant newspaper, the Farmall Works News, has been launched at the Rock Island IHC factory and replaces a managerial newsletter.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Officials predict Monday's Rock Island Labor Parade will be the biggest and best ever. Last minute work continues on floats and costumes for the parade, which steps off a 9:30 a.m.

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