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 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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