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 Tuesday, Sept, 30, the 273rd day of 2014. There are 92 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: The ARGUS Boys are very anxious to attend the great Democratic mass meeting tomorrow and we shall therefore, print no paper on the day.
1889 — 125 years ago: H.J. Lowery resigned from his position as manager at the Harper House.
1914 — 100 years ago: Curtis & Simonson was the name of a new legal partnership formed by two younger members of the Rock Island County Bar. Hugh Cyrtis and Devore Simonson..
1939 — 75 years ago: Harry Grell, deputy county clerk was named county recorder to fill the vacancy caused by a resignation.
1964 — 50 years ago: A new world wide reader insurance service program offering around the clock accident protection for Argus subscribers and their families is announced today.
1989 — 25 years ago: Tomato plant and other sensitive greenery may have had a hard time surviving overnight as temperatures neared the freezing point.




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