Chuckles for July 2009



July 02
What weighs six tons and wears glass slippers?
Cinder-elephant! (kids.yahoo.com/jokes)

July 06
What do you call a hippopotamus with chicken pox?
A hippospottymus! (kids.yahoo.com/jokes)

July 09
What do you call a hippopotamus with chicken pox?
Because he got in treble! (kids.yahoo.com/jokes)

July 13
Why was the cookie crying?
Because it's mother had been a wafer so long! (kids.yahoo.com/jokes)

July 16
Why are dalmations bad at playing hide-and-seek?
Because they've already been spotted! (kids.yahoo.com/jokes)

July 20
Give a man a fish and he will eat for a day. Teach him how to fish, and he will sit in a boat and drink beer all day. (jokesandhumor.com/}

July 23
A clean desk is a sign of a cluttered desk drawer. (jokesandhumor.com/}

July 27
A clear conscience is usually the sign of a bad memory. (jokesandhumor.com/}

July 30
A flashlight is a case for holding dead batteries. (jokesandhumor.com/}

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  Today is Thursday, April 24, the 114th day of 2014. There are 251 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: We learn that it is a contemplation to start a paper mill in Rock Island during the summer by a gentleman from the East.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The gates of Oklahoma were swung open at noon today, and a throng of more than 30,000 settlers started over its soil.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Iowa Coliseum Co. was incorporated with $40,000 capital and planned a building on 4th Street between Warren and Green streets in Davenport.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans are being discussed for resurfacing the streets in the entire downtown district of Rock Island.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Some 45 jobs will be created at J.I. Case Co.'s Rock Island plant in a expansion of operations announced yesterday afternoon at the firm's headquarters in Racine, Wis.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Gardeners and farmers cheered, but not all Quad-Citians found joy Saturday as more than an inch of rain fell on the area. Motorists faced dangerous, rain-slick roads as the water activated grease and grime that had built up during dry weather.








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