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 Friday, Aug. 22, the 234th day of 2014. There are 131 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: The ferry boat, Rock Island, having been put in good order at the boat yard is now making her regular trips, much to the gratification of those who have to cross the river.
1889 -- 125 years ago: W.J. Gamble, for many years superintendent of the Moline & Rock Island railway, leased the Fourth Avenue Hotel and renovated and refurnished it throughout.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Pending the building of new public schools or additions to the present ones to provide adequate room for all the children, the board of education decided that pupils younger than 6 years old would not be accepted in Rock Island schools.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The fifth annual New Windsor Fair and Horse show, which has been delayed for two days because of unfavorable weather, got off to a new start last night. The parade was held this morning.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The Rock Island County Fair and Rodeo will celebrate its silver anniversary this year. The fair opens Tuesday and will run through Saturday and offers entertainment and activity for young and old.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Earl Hanson School, Rock Island, joins the Program to Assist Latch Key Student, which aids working parents. PALS is a before and after school program for grades 1-6 in certain Rock Island public and private schools.




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