Chuckles for December 2009



December 01
A celebrity is a person who works hard all his life to become well known, then wears dark glasses to avoid being recognized. Fred Allen (1894 - 1956)

December 08
What is Tarzan's favorite Christmas song? Jungle Bells! (kids.yahoo.com/jokes)

December 15
What do you sing at a snowmanís birthday party?
Freeze a jolly good fellow!

December 17
What Christmas Carol is a favorite of parents?
Silent Night.

December 22
What do you have in December thatís not in any other month?
The letter D!

December 24
What is a cow's favorite holiday?
Moo Years Day! (jokesbykids.com)

December 29
A friend asks his friend for a cigarette. His friend says, "I think you made a New Year resolution to quit smoking". The man says, " I am in the process of quitting". Right now, I am in the middle of phase one. What's phase one? I've quit buying. (newyearfestival.com)

December 31
Why is it so windy at sporting events?
Because of all the fans!
(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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