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 Monday, Sept. 15, the 258th day of 2014. There are 107 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: The Rock River Illinois conference of the Methodist Church will hold its annual sessions this week in this city. About 200 ministers are expected to attend.
1889 — 125 years ago: The Brush electric company had prepared a new schedule of rates to become effective Oct. 1, with slightly increased rates to consumers.
1914 — 100 years ago: The Rock Island Aerie of Eagles made plans for the laying of the cornerstone of a new $50,000 Eagles Home. W.C. Maucker is to be master of ceremonies.
1939 — 75 years ago: Col. Charles A. Lindbergh spoke on "America and Foreign War" in a neutrality debate over nation wide radio hook-up.
1964 — 50 years ago: Two awards of the National Safety council were presented to the city of Rock Island today at noon at a meeting held in the YWCA.
1989 — 25 years ago: The final tallies are not yet in for the summer 1989 Quad-Cities tourism season, but officials are expecting the number of visitors to the area to be at least as good as, if not better than, 1988.






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