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 Thursday, April 24, the 114th day of 2014. There are 251 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: We learn that it is a contemplation to start a paper mill in Rock Island during the summer by a gentleman from the East.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The gates of Oklahoma were swung open at noon today, and a throng of more than 30,000 settlers started over its soil.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Iowa Coliseum Co. was incorporated with $40,000 capital and planned a building on 4th Street between Warren and Green streets in Davenport.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans are being discussed for resurfacing the streets in the entire downtown district of Rock Island.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Some 45 jobs will be created at J.I. Case Co.'s Rock Island plant in a expansion of operations announced yesterday afternoon at the firm's headquarters in Racine, Wis.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Gardeners and farmers cheered, but not all Quad-Citians found joy Saturday as more than an inch of rain fell on the area. Motorists faced dangerous, rain-slick roads as the water activated grease and grime that had built up during dry weather.








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