Chuckles for January 2009



January 02
Q. What time is the best time to go to the dentist?
A. Tooth-hirty!

January 05
Q. What do astronauts listen to?
A. Nep-tunes!

January 07
Q. Where did the seaweed find a job?
A. In the "Kelp Wanted" section!

January 12
Q. What is the funniest bike?
A. A Yamahahahahah!

January 15
Q. Where do kids learn their ABCs?
A. At LMN-tary school!

January 19
Q. What is a cheerleader's favorite food?
A. Cheerios!

January 22
Q. What is the center of gravity?
A. V!

January 26
Q. What do you call a sleeping bull?
A. A bull-dozer!

January 29
Q. How do bees get to school?
A. On the school buzz!

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  Today is Friday, April 18, the 108th day of 2014. There are 257 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: A new steamer, Keithsburg, now is at our levee taking on board the balance of her fixtures preparatory to assuming her position on the daily Rock Island and Keokuk line.
1889 -- 125 years ago: C.W. Hawes was appointed deputy county clerk by county clerk Donaldson.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Mrs. O.E. child, of Moline, was named president of the Women's Home Missionary Society of the Methodist Church Rock Island District of the Central Illinois conference.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Augustana College is making plans for a drive for funds to erect a field house and make football field improvements.
1964 -- 50 years ago: A expanded election coverage system featuring a 16-foot chalkboard showing up to the minute running totals, attracted a large and enthusiastic crowd to The Argus newsroom last night.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Balloons frame Rock Island attorney Stewart Winstein who was given a surprise party in the rotunda of the Rock Island County Courthouse on Thursday to honor his 50th year of practicing law.




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