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 Monday, April 21, the 111th day of 2014. There are 254 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The female sex seems to have gone crazy on the subject of dry goods. When high prices keep them from increasing their wardrobes, they turn to stealing. Yard goods, hats, shoes and other items are being picked up and carried home.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Members of Everts Commandery No. 18, Knights Templar, under Commander H.C. Cleaveland, marched from the Masonic Temple to Trinity Episcopal Church for their annual Easter services.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Nate Hultgren pitched the Augustana College baseball team to a 10-3 victory over Carthage, striking out 11 men and allowing only four hits.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Marvel Leonhardi, a Rock Island High School senior, was the winner of an essay contest on advertising sponsored by The Argus and Advertising Age, a national advertising publication.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The Augustana College band drew a crowd of 1,200 people for its annual home concert in Centennial Hall. The size of the crowd was indicative of the fact the band is rapidly approaching the stature of the Augustana Choir.
1989 -- 25 years ago: A benefit to raise money for extracurricular activities in the Rock Island Milan School District will be April 27 at the Quad City Downs harness race track. People buying $17.50 tickets to the second annual "Night at the Quad City Downs" will be entitled to an evening of harness racing and dinner.






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