Chuckles for October 2009



October 01
What's the speed of dark? (jokesandhumor.com/)

October 05
Anything worth taking seriously is worth making fun of. (jokesandhumor.com/)

October 08
Ever stop to think, and forget to start again? (jokesandhumor.com/)

October 12
Love may be blind but marriage is a real eye-opener. (jokesandhumor.com/)

October 14
What is a free gift? Aren't all gifts free? (jokesandhumor.com/)

October 19
What kind of coffee do vampires drink?
De-coffin-ated!(jokesandhumor.com/)

October 22
Multitasking means screwing up several things at once. (jokesandhumor.com/)

October 26
What do you call a fat Jack-O-Lantern?
A plumpkin! (jokesandhumor.com/)

October 29
Why didn't the Mummy have any friends?
Because he was too wrapped up in himself!(kids.yahoo.com/jokes/)

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  Today is Wednesday, April 16, the 106th day of 2014. There are 259 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: Yesterday some bold thief stole a full bolt of calico from a box in front of Wadsworth's store, where it was on exhibition.
1889 -- 125 years ago: A team belonging to Peter Priese got away from its driver and made a mad run across the Rock Island Bridge. The driver was thrown from his seat but not hurt.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Carlton Taylor was appointed district deputy grand master for the 14th
Masonic District of Illinois.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Moline's million dollar municipal airport was dedicated to air transportation and the national defense by Lt. Gov. John Stelle.
1964 -- 50 years ago: THE ARGUS will be election headquarters for Rock Island County tomorrow night, and the public is invited to watch the operation. The closing of the polls at 6 p.m. will mark the start of open house in the newsroom. Visitors will see staff members receiving, tabulating and posting returns.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Few bricks actually tumbled, but no one seemed to mind as about 1,000 people gathered to celebrate the formal start of demolition at the site of a downtown civic center.




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