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, Aug. 1, the 213th day of 2014. There are 152 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: A mad dog was shot in Davenport after biting several other canines and snapping at several children. The police should abate this nuisance — there are about 500 dogs in this city that ought to be killed at once.
1889 — 125 years ago: Track laying operations on 2nd Avenue, stopped by the Moline-Rock Island company last spring for lack of rail, have been resumed.
1914 — 100 years ago: Bulletins allowed to come through the strong continental censorship of all war news indicated that Germany was advancing with a dash against both Russia and France.
1939 — 75 years ago: Emil J Klein, of Rock Island, was elected commander of Rock Island Post 200, American Legion.
1964 — 50 years ago: Members of the Davenport police department and their families are being invited to the department's family picnic to be held Aug. 27 at the Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds.
1989 — 25 years ago: Beginning this fall, Black Hawk College will offer a continuing education course in horseback riding at the Wright Way Equestrian Center, Moline, located just east of the Deere Administration Center.




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