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 Saturday, April 19, the 109th day of 2014. There are 256 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Miss McCorkindale has opened millinery rooms over Gimbel's dry goods store, where she offers a choice lot of millinery goods, which she will manufacture to order.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The little South Park Presbyterian chapel celebrated it first Easter decorated with flowers for an afternoon worship service attended by a large congregation.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Wennerberg Chorus of Augustana College has returned from a 2,000-mile tour in the Eastern states and Illinois.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Col. Charles Lindbergh has stated that he is convinced that Germany's air force is equal to the combined sky fleets of her potential European foes.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Small gas motors may be permitted on boats in the lake to be built in Loud Thunder Forest Preserve. The prospect was discussed yesterday at a meeting of the Rock Island County Forest Preserve Commission.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The annual Dispatch/Rock Island Argus Spelling Bee continues to be a family tradition. Ed Lee, an eighth-grader at John Deere Junior High School, Moline, is the 1989 spelling bee champion from among 49 top spellers in Rock Island, Henry and Mercer counties. He advances to the competition in Washington, D.C. Runnerup was Ed's sister, Susan.






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