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, July 25, the 206th day of 2014. There are 159 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Walter Jones, of Co, F 23rd Ky, volunteers, lost a satchel on the Camden road, yesterday, containing his papers of discharge from the army.
1889 -- 125 years ago: E. W. Robinson purchased from Mrs. J.T. Miller the livery stable on the triangle south of Market square.
1914 -- 100 years ago: A municipal; bathing beach was advocated at the weekly meeting of the city commission by commissioner Rudgren, who suggested the foot of Seventh Street as an excellent location.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Floyd Shetter, Rock Island county superintendent schools, announced teachers hired for nearly all of the 95 rural and village grade schools in the county.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The mercury officially reached the season's previous high of 95 about noon today and continued upward toward an expected mark of 97.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Fort Armstrong hotel once the wining and dining chambers of Rock Island's elite is under repair. Progress is being made though at a seeming snail's pace to return the building to a semblance of its past glory for senior citizen's homes.








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