Chuckles for December 2008



December 01
Q. Why did the egg keep getting kicked out of class?
A. No. It kept telling yokes!

December 05
Q. What do you get when you cross a FedEx driver with a UPS driver?
A. FedUP!

December 08
Q. What kind of tooth is worth a dollar?
A. A buck tooth!

December 11
Q. Why is it so windy at sporting events?
A. Because of all the fans!

December 15
Q. Whi is Santa's most famous elf?
A. Elfvis!

December 18
Q. What did the cow say on Christmas morning?
A. Mooooey Christmas!

December 22
Q. Why was the teacher cross-eyed?
A. Because she couldn't control her pupils!

December 29
Q. Why did the little boy put lipstick on his head?
A. He wanted to make up his mind!

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  Today is Tuesday, July 29, the 210th day of 2014. There are 155 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Col. H.F. Sickless informs us that there will be new organization of troops in this state under the call for more men.
1889 -- 125 years ago: James Normoyle arrived home after graduating from West Point with honors in the class of 1889. He was to report to Fort Brady, Mich., as second lieutenant in the 23rd Infantry.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Austria Hungary declared war on Serbia. Germany and Austria refused an invitation of Sir Edward Grey to join Great Britain at a mediation conference.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Dr. William Mayo, the last of the three famous Mayo brother surgeons, died at the age of 78.
1964 -- 50 years ago: One of the biggest horse shows of the season was held yesterday at Hillandale Arena on Knoxville Road under the sponsorship of the Illowa Horsemen's Club.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Davenport is like a gigantic carnival this weekend with the Bix Arts Fest taking over 12 square blocks of the downtown area. A festive atmosphere prevailed Friday as thousands of people turned out to sample what the Arts Fest has to offer.








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