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 Sunday, July 27, the 208th day of 2014. There are 157 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The Rock Island Paper Mill is now operating. It is an establishment which our people ought to encourage by saving all rags for the mill, where you can get cash and the highest prices for them.
1889 -- 125 years ago: E. W. Robinson purchased from J.T. Miller the livery stable on the triangle south of Market Square.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Henry Kramer was elected president of the Tri-City Typothetae Franklin Club, which took the place of the Tri-City Ben Franklin Club.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Mrs. Floyd Furh, Illinois City, was first-place winner in the second annual Gov. Horner Farm floral contest.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Nearly 4,000 people are expected to attend weekend sessions of the Jehovah's Witnesses Assembly being held at the Masonic Temple.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The B-29 Super-Fortress bomber is impressive looking, and it did the job during World War II. Its claim to fame is dropping the atomic bombs in Japan to end the war. Only one B-29 is operational in the world today. It is on display at the Quad City Airport in Moline until Friday.






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