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, Aug. 21, the 233rd day of 2014. There are 132 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Sheriff McLaughlin had the misfortune to dislocate his right shoulder some days ago when his carriage upset. He is now able to walk about but has a very sore shoulder.
1889 -- 125 years ago: A kindergarten was started in the downtown district of Rock Island with the Misses Dodie Hawes and Grace Knowlton as teachers.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Pope Pius X died in Rome.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Rock Island's new theater was named Esquire.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The J.I. Case Co. plant in Bettendorf will add from 150 to 200 employees by Jan. 1 a spokesman for the company said today. The Bettendorf Works today had a payroll of 1,350, but an increased production schedule will require additional people.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Illowa Council Boy Scouts of America reached and passed its campaign goal in a drive that began 14 months ago by raising more than $2.2 million for the expansion of Loud Thunder Reservation near Andalusia.






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