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 Wednesday, Aug. 20, the 232nd day of 2014. There are 133 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: Quite a number of Negroes have lately been brought here by abolition offers returning from the army in violation of the laws of the state.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Miss Tillie Denkmann, of Rock Island, was making plans to accompany a Davenport family on a tour of Europe.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The German advance into Belgium was going apparently without serious check. The American ambassador at Berlin published a denial of the charge that Americans had been ill-treated in Germany.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Seventy-two members of Rock Island High School's 1939 graduating class are preparing to enter college — 34 of them at Augustana.
1964 -- 50 years ago: One of the oldest buildings in Milan, which for a number of years has housed the Milan Hotel, will be razed to make way for a modern, two-story office structure.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Some are blaming it on the sudden influx of insects and the extreme humidity. Still others say the invasion was inspired by a recent movie. But whatever the reason, the Quad-Cities is swarming with bats.




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