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, Aug. 21, the 233rd day of 2014. There are 132 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Sheriff McLaughlin had the misfortune to dislocate his right shoulder some days ago when his carriage upset. He is now able to walk about but has a very sore shoulder.
1889 -- 125 years ago: A kindergarten was started in the downtown district of Rock Island with the Misses Dodie Hawes and Grace Knowlton as teachers.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Pope Pius X died in Rome.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Rock Island's new theater was named Esquire.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The J.I. Case Co. plant in Bettendorf will add from 150 to 200 employees by Jan. 1 a spokesman for the company said today. The Bettendorf Works today had a payroll of 1,350, but an increased production schedule will require additional people.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Illowa Council Boy Scouts of America reached and passed its campaign goal in a drive that began 14 months ago by raising more than $2.2 million for the expansion of Loud Thunder Reservation near Andalusia.






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