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 Tuesday, Sept 2, the 245th day of 2014. There are 120 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: It is estimated that 300,000 people attended the recent Democratic convention in Chicago when Gen. George B. McClellan of New Jersey was nominated as a candidate for president of the United States.
1889 — 125 years ago: Alderman Frank Ill, Winslow Howard and Captain J.M. Montgomery returned from Milwaukee, where they attended the national Grand Army of the Republic encampment.
1914 — 100 years ago: Three members of the Rock Island YMCA accepted positions as physical directors of other associations. Albert Cook went to Kewanee, C.D. Curtis to Canton and Willis Woods to Leavenworth, Kan.
1939 — 75 years ago: Former President Herbert Hoover appealed for national support of President F.D. Roosevelt and Congress in every effort to keep the United States out of war.
1964 — 50 years ago: The Rock Island Junior chamber pf Commerce has received answers to about 65 % of the 600 questionnaires mailed out recently in a "Community Attitude Survey" to analyze sentiments of citizens towards their city's various recreational, educational, and civic service programs.
1989 — 25 years ago: The two thunderstorms passing through the Quad Cities last night and early today left some area residents reaching for their flashlights.






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