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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 Saturday, Aug. 30, the 242nd day of 2014. There are 123 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: A large pair of elk, captured in Iowa, were exhibited in Market Square today.
1889 — 125 years ago: The Rock Island Arsenal dam was being constructed under the supervision of Charles Frances, of Lowell, Mass.
1914 — 100 years ago: Mrs. Frank Mixer, of Rock Island, was the winner of the final preliminary for the women's handicap golf cup at Rock Island arsenal links.
1939 — 75 years ago: Sixteen hundred persons — many from war-fearful Europe — arrived in New York aboard the German liner Bremen. For two days on the trip, passengers were cut off from the world with both incoming and outgoing radio messages banned.
1964 — 50 years ago: Police reported five youths have been involved in the theft of about seven cars in recent weeks. Three of the youths were arrested Saturday afternoon, one was in custody as the result of a previous arrest, and the fifth is expected to be arrested today.
1989 — 25 years ago: The Rock Island/Milan School Board is asking the city to tear down Franklin School and allow the school district to pay back the estimated $100,00 cost during 10 years.






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