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 Monday, Oct. 20, the 293rd day of 2014. There are 72 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The store of Devoe and Crampton was entered and robbed of about $500 worth of gold pens and pocket cutlery last night.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Michael Malloy was named president of the Tri-City Stone Cutters Union.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Dewitte C. Poole, former Moline newspaperman serving as vice consul general for the United States government in Paris, declared in a letter to friends that the once gay Paris is a city of sadness and desolation.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans for the construction of an $80,000 wholesale bakery at 2011 4th Ave. were announced by Harry and Nick Coin, of Rock Island. It is to be known as the Banquet Bakery.
1964 -- 50 years ago: An application has been filed for a state permit to organize a savings and loan association in Moline, it was announced. The applicants are Ben Butterworth, A.B. Lundahl, C. Richard Evans, John Harris, George Crampton and William Getz, all of Moline, Charles Roberts, Rock Island, and Charles Johnson, of Hampton.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Indian summer is quickly disappearing as temperatures slide into the 40s and 50s this week. Last week, highs were in the 80s.


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