Chuckles for September 2008

September 02
Q.Where did the seaweed find a job?
A. In the "Kelp Wanted" section!

September 05
Q.What did one volcano say to the other volcano?
A. I lava you!

September 08
Q.What is a frog's favorite soda??
A. Croak-a Cola!

September 11
Q.What is a vampire's favorite holiday??
A. Fangs-giving!

September 15
Q.What book has hairs?
A. A diction-hairy!

September 18
Q.What does a ghost wash its head with?
A. Shamboo!

September 23
Q.What is a wolf's favorite holiday?
A. Howl-oween!

September 25
Q.What kind of garden does a baker have?
A. A flour garden!

September 29
Q.What do you call a snail on a boat?
A. A snailor!

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1864 -- 150 years ago: Sheriff McLaughlin had the misfortune to dislocate his right shoulder some days ago when his carriage upset. He is now able to walk about but has a very sore shoulder.
1889 -- 125 years ago: A kindergarten was started in the downtown district of Rock Island with the Misses Dodie Hawes and Grace Knowlton as teachers.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Pope Pius X died in Rome.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Rock Island's new theater was named Esquire.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The J.I. Case Co. plant in Bettendorf will add from 150 to 200 employees by Jan. 1 a spokesman for the company said today. The Bettendorf Works today had a payroll of 1,350, but an increased production schedule will require additional people.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Illowa Council Boy Scouts of America reached and passed its campaign goal in a drive that began 14 months ago by raising more than $2.2 million for the expansion of Loud Thunder Reservation near Andalusia.

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