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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  Today is Saturday, Aug. 2, the 214th day of 2014. There are 151 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Because of the National Fast, no paper will be issued from this office tomorrow.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Attracting considerable attention is a sunflower stalk 15 feet high and still growing in the yard of Dr. C. Speidel on 23rd Street in Rock Island.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The municipal bathing beach proposition came up again at the city commission's meeting and a proposition passed, provided that a locker room be constructed at the foot of 7th Street for the accommodation of the bathers.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans for erecting a $14,000 warehouse to replace the frame structure at the rear of the Augustana Book Concern were announced.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Hours for tours of the new Deere & Co. Administrative Center on John Deere Road will be changed, effective Monday.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Tuesday night at the Great Mississippi Valley Fair in Davenport the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band gave its fans more than they possibly could have expected. The band took the stage at 9:07 p.m. and didn't leave until 10:40.

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