Chuckles for October 2008



October 02
Q.What kind of horse only comes out at Halloween?
A. A Nightmare!
--kids.yahoo.com

October 07
Q.How long does a mummy stay in the hospital after losing his bandages?
A. A Until he is completely recovered!
--kids.yahoo.com

October 14
Q.What monster plays tricks on Halloween?
A. Prank-enstein!
--kids.yahoo.com

October 16
Q.What does a termite eat for breakfast?
A. Oak-meal!
--kids.yahoo.com

October 21
Q.Whats the problem with twin witches?
A. You can never tell which witch is which!
--kids.yahoo.com

October 23
Q.Whom did the monster take to the Halloween dance?
A. His ghoul-friend!
--kids.yahoo.com

October 28
Q.What do ghosts wear in cars?
A. Sheet belts!
--kids.yahoo.com

October 30
Q. What's the problem with twin witches?
A> You can never tell which witch is which!

October 30
Q. What's the problem with twin witches?
A. You can never tell which witch is which!

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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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