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 Monday, July 28, the 209th day of 2014. There are 156 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Port Byron passengers and mails will be transported by the Sterling and Rock Island railroad.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The congregation of the First Methodist church worshiped in Harper's theater, where construction work is being done at the church site.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Three-eye baseball for Moline was assured the Danville Franchise will be transferred to the Plow city.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Roseville Methodist Church is observing its 100th anniversary.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The last remaining unfinished portion of Interstate 80 between the Quad-Cities and Joliet will be opened to traffic by Aug 12.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Of all the highlights of the last 12 years, this is the greatest of all, said Dennis Hitchcock, producer director of Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, as he torched the mortgage, clearing a $220,000 loan financing the downtown Rock Island theater's beginnings in 1977.




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