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, 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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