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 24, the 114th day of 2014. There are 251 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: We learn that it is a contemplation to start a paper mill in Rock Island during the summer by a gentleman from the East.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The gates of Oklahoma were swung open at noon today, and a throng of more than 30,000 settlers started over its soil.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Iowa Coliseum Co. was incorporated with $40,000 capital and planned a building on 4th Street between Warren and Green streets in Davenport.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans are being discussed for resurfacing the streets in the entire downtown district of Rock Island.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Some 45 jobs will be created at J.I. Case Co.'s Rock Island plant in a expansion of operations announced yesterday afternoon at the firm's headquarters in Racine, Wis.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Gardeners and farmers cheered, but not all Quad-Citians found joy Saturday as more than an inch of rain fell on the area. Motorists faced dangerous, rain-slick roads as the water activated grease and grime that had built up during dry weather.








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