Chuckles for April 2009



April 02
Q. What happened to the cat who ate a ball of yarn?
A. She had mittens!

April 06
Q. What super hero lives in a pot?
A. Souperman!

April 09
Q. What did the limestone say to the geologist?
A. Don't take me for granite!

April 13
Q. Why did the bacon laugh?
A. Because the egg cracked a yolk!

April 16
Q. What do runners do when they forget something?
A. They jog their memory!

April 20
Q. Why does a wrestler bring a key to the match?
A. To get out of a headlock!

April 23
Q. What's a vampire's favorite fruit?
A. A neck-tarine!

April 27
Q. What do you call a hippo with chicken pox?
A. A hippo-spot-amus!

April 30
Q. What brand of underwear does King Tut wear?
A. Fruit of the Tomb!

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  Today is Thursday, April 24, the 114th day of 2014. There are 251 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: We learn that it is a contemplation to start a paper mill in Rock Island during the summer by a gentleman from the East.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The gates of Oklahoma were swung open at noon today, and a throng of more than 30,000 settlers started over its soil.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Iowa Coliseum Co. was incorporated with $40,000 capital and planned a building on 4th Street between Warren and Green streets in Davenport.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans are being discussed for resurfacing the streets in the entire downtown district of Rock Island.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Some 45 jobs will be created at J.I. Case Co.'s Rock Island plant in a expansion of operations announced yesterday afternoon at the firm's headquarters in Racine, Wis.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Gardeners and farmers cheered, but not all Quad-Citians found joy Saturday as more than an inch of rain fell on the area. Motorists faced dangerous, rain-slick roads as the water activated grease and grime that had built up during dry weather.








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