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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Local events heading

  Today is Friday, Aug. 22, the 234th day of 2014. There are 131 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: The ferry boat, Rock Island, having been put in good order at the boat yard is now making her regular trips, much to the gratification of those who have to cross the river.
1889 -- 125 years ago: W.J. Gamble, for many years superintendent of the Moline & Rock Island railway, leased the Fourth Avenue Hotel and renovated and refurnished it throughout.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Pending the building of new public schools or additions to the present ones to provide adequate room for all the children, the board of education decided that pupils younger than 6 years old would not be accepted in Rock Island schools.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The fifth annual New Windsor Fair and Horse show, which has been delayed for two days because of unfavorable weather, got off to a new start last night. The parade was held this morning.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The Rock Island County Fair and Rodeo will celebrate its silver anniversary this year. The fair opens Tuesday and will run through Saturday and offers entertainment and activity for young and old.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Earl Hanson School, Rock Island, joins the Program to Assist Latch Key Student, which aids working parents. PALS is a before and after school program for grades 1-6 in certain Rock Island public and private schools.

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