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 Tuesday, July 29, the 210th day of 2014. There are 155 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Col. H.F. Sickless informs us that there will be new organization of troops in this state under the call for more men.
1889 -- 125 years ago: James Normoyle arrived home after graduating from West Point with honors in the class of 1889. He was to report to Fort Brady, Mich., as second lieutenant in the 23rd Infantry.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Austria Hungary declared war on Serbia. Germany and Austria refused an invitation of Sir Edward Grey to join Great Britain at a mediation conference.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Dr. William Mayo, the last of the three famous Mayo brother surgeons, died at the age of 78.
1964 -- 50 years ago: One of the biggest horse shows of the season was held yesterday at Hillandale Arena on Knoxville Road under the sponsorship of the Illowa Horsemen's Club.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Davenport is like a gigantic carnival this weekend with the Bix Arts Fest taking over 12 square blocks of the downtown area. A festive atmosphere prevailed Friday as thousands of people turned out to sample what the Arts Fest has to offer.








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