Chuckles for April 2010



April 01
Q. What do you call artificial spaghetti?
A. Mockaroni!
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April 05
Q. What did the baseball glove say to the baseball?
A. "Catch you later!"
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April 08
Q. Why did the football coach go to the bank?
A. To get his quarter back!
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April 12
Q. What did the beaver say to the tree?
A. Nice gnawing you!
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April 19
Q. Why did the egg get thrown out of class?
A. It kept telling yokes!
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April 22
Q. How do mad scientists freshen their breath?
A. With experi-mints!
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April 26
Q. What goes putt putt putt putt putt?
A. A bad golfer!
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April 29
Q. What goes "ha, ha, ha...clunk."?
A. People laughing their heads off!
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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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