Chuckles for September 2009



September 08
Never do card tricks for the group you play poker with. (jokesandhumor.com/}

September 10
Why are most baseball games held at night?
Because the bats sleep during the day!
(kids.yahoo.com/jokes}

September 14
What baseball player lives under a tree?
Babe Root!
(kids.yahoo.com/jokes}

September 17
Change is inevitable,
except from a vending machine.!
(jokesandhumor.com/}

September 17
Change is inevitable,
except from a vending machine.
(jokesandhumor.com/}

September 18
Change is inevitable,
except from a vending machine.
(jokesandhumor.com/)

September 21
What do you get when you tie two bikes together? Siamese Schwinns!
(jokesandhumor.com/)

September 24
What's the first thing an ape learns in school?
The ape b c's!(kids.yahoo.com/)

September 28
The shortest distance between two points is under construction. (jokesandhumor.com/)

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  Today is Monday, Sept. 1, the 244th day of 2014. There are 121 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: We are informed by J.H. Hull that the reason the street sprinkler was not at work yesterday settling the dust on the streets, was because one of his horses was injured.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Bonnie McGregor, a fleet-footed stallion owned by S.W. Wheelock of this community, covered himself with glory at Lexington, Ky, when he ran a mile in 2:13 1/2. The horse's value was estimated as at least $50,000.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Troops are pouring into Paris to prepare for defense of the city. The German army is reported to be only 60 miles from the capital of France.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The German army has invaded Poland in undeclared warfare. Poland has appealed to Great Britain and France for aid.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Publication of a plant newspaper, the Farmall Works News, has been launched at the Rock Island IHC factory and replaces a managerial newsletter.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Officials predict Monday's Rock Island Labor Parade will be the biggest and best ever. Last minute work continues on floats and costumes for the parade, which steps off a 9:30 a.m.




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