Chuckles for July 2008



July 03
Q. How do you know when it's time to go to the dentist?
A. When it's tooth-hurty!
--kids.yahoo.com

July 07
Q. Where did the seaweed find a job?
A. In the "Kelp Wanted" section!
--kids.yahoo.com

July 09
Q. What's black and white and red all over?
A. A Zebra with a rash!
--kids.yahoo.com

July 10
Q. What do you call a surgeon with eight arms?
A. A Doctopus!
--funnybonez.com

July 14
Q. Why are opera singers good sailors?
A. Because they know how to handle the high seas!
--funnybonez.com

July 16
Q. What goes up and never comes down?
A. Your age!
--kids.yahoo.com

July 21
Q. Why did the boy say moo?
A. Because he was a cowboy!
--kids.yahoo.com

July 24
Q. What do smart birds like to study?
A. Owl-gebra!
--kids.yahoo.com

July 28
Q. Why didn't anyone want to sleep with daddy dinosaur?
A. Because he was a Bronto-snore-us!
--kids.yahoo.com

July 31
Q. What do you call a train loaded with taffy?
A. A chew chew train!
--kids.yahoo.com

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  Today is Wednesday, Sept. 17, the 260th day of 2014. There are 105 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: We are told league merchants have paid no attention to the prohibition on selling ammunition, but continue to sell just as before the order was issued.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The Rev. R.F. Sweet, rector of Trinity Episcopal Parish, left for the East to visit his boyhood home in Boston before attending the general convention of the Episcopal Church in New York.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Dr. E.A. Anderson was named to succeed Dr. E.L. Kerns as head physician of the Modern Woodmen of America, and moved to Rock Island from Holdingford, Minn.
1939 -- 75 years ago: One week late, because of the outbreak of war, Dr. E.L. Beyer resumed his work as professor of romance languages at Augustana College. Dr. and Mrs. Beyer left Germany on the last train to the Belgian border.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Employees in Turnstyle stores in Moline and Davenport will vote Oct. 2 in an election set up by the Chicago regional office of the National Labor Relations Board. Employees will vote either for the Retail Clerk International or for no union.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Rock Island High School is considering a step to help teen moms stay in school and get their diploma. The school board is expected to vote tonight on instituting an on-site child care center.




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