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 Saturday, Aug. 2, the 214th day of 2014. There are 151 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Because of the National Fast, no paper will be issued from this office tomorrow.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Attracting considerable attention is a sunflower stalk 15 feet high and still growing in the yard of Dr. C. Speidel on 23rd Street in Rock Island.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The municipal bathing beach proposition came up again at the city commission's meeting and a proposition passed, provided that a locker room be constructed at the foot of 7th Street for the accommodation of the bathers.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans for erecting a $14,000 warehouse to replace the frame structure at the rear of the Augustana Book Concern were announced.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Hours for tours of the new Deere & Co. Administrative Center on John Deere Road will be changed, effective Monday.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Tuesday night at the Great Mississippi Valley Fair in Davenport the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band gave its fans more than they possibly could have expected. The band took the stage at 9:07 p.m. and didn't leave until 10:40.









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