Chuckles for August 2008



August 04
Q. Why was the cookie crying?
A. Because its mother had been a wafer so long!
--kids.yahoo.com

August 07
Q. Why was the musician arrested?
A. Because he was in treble!
--kids.yahoo.com

August 11
Q.What does a martial arts fan eat?
A. Kung Food!
--kids.yahoo.com

August 14
Q.What did the pencil say to the paper?
A. I dot my eye on you!
--kids.yahoo.com

August 18
Q.Where did the duck go when he was sick?
A. To the ducktor!
--kids.yahoo.com

August 21
Q.What is a monster's favorite song?
A. "Ghouls just want to have fun"!
--kids.yahoo.com

August 28
Q.Why did Mrs. Grape leave Mr. Grape?
A. She was tired of raisin kids!
--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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