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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1864 -- 150 years ago: The attention of contractors is called to proposals for building a magazine. The building is to be erected on the south side of the island, above the railroad, nearly opposite Sinnit's ice houses.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Ladies patent leather tip shoes were selling for $3 at the M & K store, and men's spring overcoats were advertised at $7.50.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Fred Feuchter, of Davenport, was elected president of the Tri-City Post Office Clerks club, and Joe Goldsmith, of Rock Island, was named secretary treasurer.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Mass vaccination of more than 1,600 employed of the Rock Island Arsenal has been ordered by Col. Norman Ramsey after a 13-year-old daughter of the Arsenal manager became ill with smallpox.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The 1964 Scout-O-Rama of the Sac-Fox Council of Boy Scouts closed a two-day session last evening at the Rock Island Armory with 5,000 paid attendance.
1989 -- 25 years ago: "From the horse and buggy days ... to this" said Mercer County Sheriff Marvin Thirtyacre, waving his hand to indicate the sheriff's department facilities at the new $1.5 million Mercer County Jail in Aledo.




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