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 17, the 107th day of 2014. There are 258 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Journeymen shoemakers of Rock Island struck for higher wages yesterday morning, asking 25 percent increases. Employers have acceded to their demand.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Lighting struck wires of the Merchants Electric Light Co. during a furious storm, and many Rock Island business houses were compelled to resort to gas as a means of illumination.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Members of the First Church of Christ, Scientist, decided to erect a new edifice at a cost of about $60,000.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Willard Anderson, junior forward for the Augustana College basketball team, which won 17 out of 22 contests, was elected captain of the quintet.
1964 -- 50 years ago: John Hoffman, Moline, president of the Sac-Fox Council of Boy Scouts, will be honored for his 50 years in scouting by members of the council at a dinner Thursday evening.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Quad-Cities has what is believed to be the area's first elite-class gymnast. It's the stuff upon which Olympic competitors are made. Tiffany Chapman, of Rock Island, not only has earned the highest possible gymnast ranking, she won the honor at age 11.

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