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 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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