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: 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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