Chuckles for June 2009



June 01
What kind of phone does the ocean have?
A shell-phone!

June 04
What did the grape do when the elephant sat on it?
It gave out a little wine!

June 08
Why don't they serve chocolate in prison?
Because it makes you break out! (funnybonez.com)

June 11
Why is it so windy at all the sporting events?
Because of all the fans! (kids.yahoo.com/jokes)

June 15
When is a car not a car?
When it turns into a driveway! (kids.yahoo.com/jokes)

June 18
Where do horses go when they're sick?
The horsepital! (kids.yahoo.com/jokes)

June 22
How do trees get on the Internet?
They log in! (kids.yahoo.com/jokes)

June 25
What is the man in the moon's favorite drink?
Crater-ade! (kids.yahoo.com/jokes)

June 29
What do you call a sick eagle?
An ill-eagle! (kids.yahoo.com/jokes)

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  Today is Sunday, Aug. 31, the 243rd day of 2014. There are 122 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The Chicago and Rock Island Railroad will carry all who wish to attend the Chicago convention for half fare — that is, full fare to Chicago and return free.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Hardy Hetter, for several years yardmaster in the Burlington Railroad yards in Rock Island and Moline, was transferred to Beardstown. He was succeeded here by J.E. Albrecht.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Corn was estimated at 50 percent of the normal crop in Rock Island County by Crop Correspondent Thomas Campbell.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Robert Carroll, 12-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Farr Carroll, of near Aledo, won the grand championship of the Mercer County baby beef show with "Fat Stuff."
1964 -- 50 years ago: About 250 persons attended the first in a series of horse shows at the Hillandale Stables off Knoxville Road near Milan on Saturday afternoon and evening.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Ground was broken this morning for the $4.5 million Rock Valley Business Park near Rock Valley Plaza, Rock Island. The first building is 17,000 square feet for offices and a warehouse and should be completed by Dec. 1.




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