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 Saturday, April 19, the 109th day of 2014. There are 256 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Miss McCorkindale has opened millinery rooms over Gimbel's dry goods store, where she offers a choice lot of millinery goods, which she will manufacture to order.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The little South Park Presbyterian chapel celebrated it first Easter decorated with flowers for an afternoon worship service attended by a large congregation.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Wennerberg Chorus of Augustana College has returned from a 2,000-mile tour in the Eastern states and Illinois.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Col. Charles Lindbergh has stated that he is convinced that Germany's air force is equal to the combined sky fleets of her potential European foes.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Small gas motors may be permitted on boats in the lake to be built in Loud Thunder Forest Preserve. The prospect was discussed yesterday at a meeting of the Rock Island County Forest Preserve Commission.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The annual Dispatch/Rock Island Argus Spelling Bee continues to be a family tradition. Ed Lee, an eighth-grader at John Deere Junior High School, Moline, is the 1989 spelling bee champion from among 49 top spellers in Rock Island, Henry and Mercer counties. He advances to the competition in Washington, D.C. Runnerup was Ed's sister, Susan.






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