Chuckles for January 2010



January 04
There are 3 kinds of people: those who can count & those who can't.
(jokesandhumor.com/)

January 07
It was so cold . . . Grandpa’s teeth were chattering - in the glass!
(jokesaboutwinter.com)

January 11
Multitasking means screwing up several things at once.
(jokesandhumor.com)

January 18
Q. Why don't they serve chocolate in prison?
A. Because it makes you break out!
(funnybonez.com)

January 21
Q. Why was the broom late for work?
A. Because he over-swept!
(kids.yahoo.com/jokes)

January 25
Q. What's harder to catch the faster you run?
A. Your breath!
(kids.yahoo.com/jokes)

January 28
I didn't say it was your fault. I said I was going to blame you.
(jokesandhumor.com)

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  Today is Wednesday, July 30, the 211th day of 2014. There are 154 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: After Sept. 1, every small box of matches will be required to have a 3 cent duty Lincoln stamp on it, and every large box will be one cent for every 100 matches.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Rock Island residents had contributed a total of $1,293 to the American Red Cross for the Johnstown flood relief fund.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Capt. Clark Means, new darkhorse twirler for the ARGUS staff, was in great form in his initial contest as a mound laborer. The result was that THE ARGUS trimmed the Union 6-5.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Hunter and Humprey Moody, young Decatur, Ill, brothers, lack only a few hours of establishing a new world light plane endurance record.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Gates of the 110th annual Mercer County Fair swing open tonight at Aledo for a full week of day and night activity. More that $36,000 will be paid in premiums and race purses.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The baseball field carved out of the cornfield near Dyersville, Iowa, continues to keep dreams alive for hundreds of visitors. Tourists from 26 state and France have visited Dan Lansing's farm to see the baseball diamond seen in the hit movie "Field of Dreams."






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