Chuckles for February 2010

February 01
Energizer Bunny arrested and charged with battery.

February 04
What do you give a sick bird?
Tweetment! (

February 08
There's too much blood in my caffeine system. (

February 11
What did the pencil say to the paper?
I dot my eye on you!(

February 15
I'm writing a book. I've got the page numbers done. (

February 18
Lottery: A tax on people who are bad at math. (

February 23
I took an IQ test and the results were negative. (

February 26
How do you make one disappear?
Add the letter g and make it gone!(

February 26
How do you make one disappear?
Add the letter g and make it gone!

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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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