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 Wednesday, April 23, the 113th day of 2014. There are 252 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: Some persons are negotiating for 80 feet of ground on Illinois Street with a view of erecting four stores thereon. It would serve a better purpose if the money was invested in neat tenement houses.
1889 — 125 years ago: The Central station, car house and stables of the Moline-Rock Island Horse Railway line of the Holmes syndicate, together with 15 cars and 42 head of horses, were destroyed by fire. The loss was at $15,000.
1914 — 100 years ago: Vera Cruz, Mexico, after a day and night of resistance to American forces, gradually ceased opposition. The American forces took complete control of the city.
1939 — 75 years ago: Dr. R. Bruce Collins was reelected for a second term as president of the Lower Rock Island County Tuberculosis Association.
1964 — 50 years ago: Work is scheduled to begin this summer on construction of a new men's residence complex and an addition to the dining facilities at Westerlin Hall at Augustana College.
1989 — 25 years ago: Special Olympics competitors were triple winners at Rock Island High School Saturday. The participants vanquished the rain that fell during the competition, and some won their events; but most important, they triumphed over their own disabilities.




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