Chuckles for June 2008



June 02
Q. What country did candy come from?
A. Sweeten!
--kids.yahoo.com

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

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

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

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

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

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

June 26
Q. Whats' a cheerleader's favorite color?
A. Yeller!
--kids.yahoo.com

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

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1864 — 150 years ago: Some persons are negotiating for 80 feet of ground on Illinois Street with a view of erecting four stores thereon. It would serve a better purpose if the money was invested in neat tenement houses.
1889 — 125 years ago: The Central station, car house and stables of the Moline-Rock Island Horse Railway line of the Holmes syndicate, together with 15 cars and 42 head of horses, were destroyed by fire. The loss was at $15,000.
1914 — 100 years ago: Vera Cruz, Mexico, after a day and night of resistance to American forces, gradually ceased opposition. The American forces took complete control of the city.
1939 — 75 years ago: Dr. R. Bruce Collins was reelected for a second term as president of the Lower Rock Island County Tuberculosis Association.
1964 — 50 years ago: Work is scheduled to begin this summer on construction of a new men's residence complex and an addition to the dining facilities at Westerlin Hall at Augustana College.
1989 — 25 years ago: Special Olympics competitors were triple winners at Rock Island High School Saturday. The participants vanquished the rain that fell during the competition, and some won their events; but most important, they triumphed over their own disabilities.




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