Chuckles for November 2008



November 04
Q. What do smart birds like to study?
A. Owl-gebra!

November 07
Q. What is clean and lives in a cave?
A. Bath Man!

November 11
Q. What did the turkey say to the turkey hunter?
A. "Quack! Quack! Quack!"

November 14
Q. Why did Pilgrims' pants always fall down?
A. Because they wore their belt buckle on their hat!

November 17
Q. What is a pie's favorite food?
A. Pie Kwan Do!

November 20
Q. Did you know there are three types of people?
A. Those who can count, and those who can't!

November 24
Q. How does the barber cut the Moon's hair?
A. E-clipse it!

November 26
Q. Do dolphins do things by accident?
A. No. They do them on porpoise!

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  Today is Monday, Sept. 1, the 244th day of 2014. There are 121 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: We are informed by J.H. Hull that the reason the street sprinkler was not at work yesterday settling the dust on the streets, was because one of his horses was injured.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Bonnie McGregor, a fleet-footed stallion owned by S.W. Wheelock of this community, covered himself with glory at Lexington, Ky, when he ran a mile in 2:13 1/2. The horse's value was estimated as at least $50,000.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Troops are pouring into Paris to prepare for defense of the city. The German army is reported to be only 60 miles from the capital of France.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The German army has invaded Poland in undeclared warfare. Poland has appealed to Great Britain and France for aid.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Publication of a plant newspaper, the Farmall Works News, has been launched at the Rock Island IHC factory and replaces a managerial newsletter.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Officials predict Monday's Rock Island Labor Parade will be the biggest and best ever. Last minute work continues on floats and costumes for the parade, which steps off a 9:30 a.m.




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