Chuckles for November 2009



November 02
What is a pie's favorite sport?
Pie Kwon Do!(kids.yahoo.com/jokes/)

November 05
Remember half the people you know are below average.
(jokesandhumor.com/jokes/)

November 09
What's the best thing to put in a pumpkin pie?
Your teeth! (hellokids.com/jokes/)

November 12
Why is it so windy at sporting events?
Because of all the fans! (/kids.yahoo.com/jokes/)

November 17
Give me ambiguity or give me something else.
(jokesandhumor.com/)

November 19
Why did the man invest in feathers?
Because he heard the stock market was going down!holidays.kaboose.com/

November 25
Can you imagine paying 80 cents a pound for turkey? For the first time in history mothers are giving their kids candy. "Here, ruin your appetite."

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  Today is Thursday, April 17, the 107th day of 2014. There are 258 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Journeymen shoemakers of Rock Island struck for higher wages yesterday morning, asking 25 percent increases. Employers have acceded to their demand.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Lighting struck wires of the Merchants Electric Light Co. during a furious storm, and many Rock Island business houses were compelled to resort to gas as a means of illumination.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Members of the First Church of Christ, Scientist, decided to erect a new edifice at a cost of about $60,000.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Willard Anderson, junior forward for the Augustana College basketball team, which won 17 out of 22 contests, was elected captain of the quintet.
1964 -- 50 years ago: John Hoffman, Moline, president of the Sac-Fox Council of Boy Scouts, will be honored for his 50 years in scouting by members of the council at a dinner Thursday evening.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Quad-Cities has what is believed to be the area's first elite-class gymnast. It's the stuff upon which Olympic competitors are made. Tiffany Chapman, of Rock Island, not only has earned the highest possible gymnast ranking, she won the honor at age 11.






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