Chuckles for May 2009



May 04
Q. What kind of garden does a baker have?
A. A flour garden!

May 07
Q. What has 18 legs and catches flies?
A. A baseball team!

May 11
Q. What kind of teeth cost a dollar?
A. Buck teeth!

May 14
EVER WONDER ...
Why the sun lightens our hair, but darkens our skin?

May 18
EVER WONDER ...
Why is the man who invests all your money called a broker?

May 21
Where do kids learn their ABCs?
At LMN=tary school!

May 21
Where do kids learn their ABCs?
At LMN-tary school!

May 26
What do you get when you tie two bikes together?
Siamese Schwinns!

May 28
What is a monster's favorite song?
Ghouls just want to have fun!

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  Today is Wednesday, July 30, the 211th day of 2014. There are 154 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: After Sept. 1, every small box of matches will be required to have a 3 cent duty Lincoln stamp on it, and every large box will be one cent for every 100 matches.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Rock Island residents had contributed a total of $1,293 to the American Red Cross for the Johnstown flood relief fund.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Capt. Clark Means, new darkhorse twirler for the ARGUS staff, was in great form in his initial contest as a mound laborer. The result was that THE ARGUS trimmed the Union 6-5.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Hunter and Humprey Moody, young Decatur, Ill, brothers, lack only a few hours of establishing a new world light plane endurance record.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Gates of the 110th annual Mercer County Fair swing open tonight at Aledo for a full week of day and night activity. More that $36,000 will be paid in premiums and race purses.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The baseball field carved out of the cornfield near Dyersville, Iowa, continues to keep dreams alive for hundreds of visitors. Tourists from 26 state and France have visited Dan Lansing's farm to see the baseball diamond seen in the hit movie "Field of Dreams."






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