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: Miss McCorkindale has opened millinery rooms over Gimbel's dry goods store, where she offers a choice lot of millinery goods, which she will manufacture to order.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The little South Park Presbyterian chapel celebrated it first Easter decorated with flowers for an afternoon worship service attended by a large congregation.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Wennerberg Chorus of Augustana College has returned from a 2,000-mile tour in the Eastern states and Illinois.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Col. Charles Lindbergh has stated that he is convinced that Germany's air force is equal to the combined sky fleets of her potential European foes.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Small gas motors may be permitted on boats in the lake to be built in Loud Thunder Forest Preserve. The prospect was discussed yesterday at a meeting of the Rock Island County Forest Preserve Commission.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The annual Dispatch/Rock Island Argus Spelling Bee continues to be a family tradition. Ed Lee, an eighth-grader at John Deere Junior High School, Moline, is the 1989 spelling bee champion from among 49 top spellers in Rock Island, Henry and Mercer counties. He advances to the competition in Washington, D.C. Runnerup was Ed's sister, Susan.

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