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 Wednesday, Aug. 20, the 232nd day of 2014. There are 133 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: Quite a number of Negroes have lately been brought here by abolition offers returning from the army in violation of the laws of the state.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Miss Tillie Denkmann, of Rock Island, was making plans to accompany a Davenport family on a tour of Europe.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The German advance into Belgium was going apparently without serious check. The American ambassador at Berlin published a denial of the charge that Americans had been ill-treated in Germany.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Seventy-two members of Rock Island High School's 1939 graduating class are preparing to enter college — 34 of them at Augustana.
1964 -- 50 years ago: One of the oldest buildings in Milan, which for a number of years has housed the Milan Hotel, will be razed to make way for a modern, two-story office structure.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Some are blaming it on the sudden influx of insects and the extreme humidity. Still others say the invasion was inspired by a recent movie. But whatever the reason, the Quad-Cities is swarming with bats.




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