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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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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