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 Tuesday, July 22, the 203rd day of 2014. There are 162 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Everybody is invited to go on a moonlight excursion next Monday evening on the steamer New Boston. The trip will be from Davenport to Muscatine and back.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The mayor and bridge committee let a contract to the Clinton Bridge company for a $1,125 iron bridge across Sears canal near Milan.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Injunction proceedings to compel the Central Association to keep a baseball team in Rock Island for the remainder of the season were contemplated by some of the Rock Island fans, but they decided to defer action.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The first of the new and more powerful diesel engines built for the Rock Island Lines for the proposed Chicago-Denver run, passed thru the Tri-Cities this morning.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The Rock Island Rescue Mission is negotiating for the purchase of the Prince Hall Masonic Home located at 37th Avenue and 5th Street, Rock Island.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Quad Cities Container Terminal is being lauded as a giant business boon that will save several days and hundreds of dollars on each goods shipment to the coasts. The Quad Cities Container Terminal is the final piece of the puzzle that opens up increase access to world markets, Robert Goldstein said.








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