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 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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