Chuckles for March 2009



March 02
Q. Which food is essential to good music?
A. The beet!

March 05
Q. What is the loudest pet?
A. The trum-pet!

March 09
Q. How do bees get to school?
A. On the school buzz!

March 12
Q. What type of music do balloons hate?
A. Pop!

March 16
Q. How many knees do you have?
A. 4. Your right knee, your left knee and your 2 kid-knees!

March 19
Q. How do mad scientists freshen their breath?
A. With experi-mints!

March 23
Q. What do you call a short psychic who escaped from jail?
A. A small medium at large!

March 26
Q. What did the cake say to the knife?
A. "You wanna piece of me?"

March 30
Q. How do monsters like their eggs?
A. Terri-fried!

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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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