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, April 23, the 113th day of 2014. There are 252 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: Some persons are negotiating for 80 feet of ground on Illinois Street with a view of erecting four stores thereon. It would serve a better purpose if the money was invested in neat tenement houses.
1889 — 125 years ago: The Central station, car house and stables of the Moline-Rock Island Horse Railway line of the Holmes syndicate, together with 15 cars and 42 head of horses, were destroyed by fire. The loss was at $15,000.
1914 — 100 years ago: Vera Cruz, Mexico, after a day and night of resistance to American forces, gradually ceased opposition. The American forces took complete control of the city.
1939 — 75 years ago: Dr. R. Bruce Collins was reelected for a second term as president of the Lower Rock Island County Tuberculosis Association.
1964 — 50 years ago: Work is scheduled to begin this summer on construction of a new men's residence complex and an addition to the dining facilities at Westerlin Hall at Augustana College.
1989 — 25 years ago: Special Olympics competitors were triple winners at Rock Island High School Saturday. The participants vanquished the rain that fell during the competition, and some won their events; but most important, they triumphed over their own disabilities.




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