Chuckles for May 2010



May 04
Q. What do you call a sleeping bull?
A. A bull-dozer!
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May 06
Q. What do you get when you tie two bikes together?
A. Siamese Schwinns!
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May 13
What has eighteen legs and catches flies?
A baseball team!
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May 17
What do ghosts wear in cars?
Sheet belts!
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May 20
How can you tell if a tree is a Dogwood tree?
By its bark!
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May 24
Why are farmers so mean?
Because they pull ears off corn!
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May 27
What kind of tooth is worth a buck?
A buck tooth!
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  Today is Wednesday, April 23, the 113th day of 2014. There are 252 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: Some persons are negotiating for 80 feet of ground on Illinois Street with a view of erecting four stores thereon. It would serve a better purpose if the money was invested in neat tenement houses.
1889 — 125 years ago: The Central station, car house and stables of the Moline-Rock Island Horse Railway line of the Holmes syndicate, together with 15 cars and 42 head of horses, were destroyed by fire. The loss was at $15,000.
1914 — 100 years ago: Vera Cruz, Mexico, after a day and night of resistance to American forces, gradually ceased opposition. The American forces took complete control of the city.
1939 — 75 years ago: Dr. R. Bruce Collins was reelected for a second term as president of the Lower Rock Island County Tuberculosis Association.
1964 — 50 years ago: Work is scheduled to begin this summer on construction of a new men's residence complex and an addition to the dining facilities at Westerlin Hall at Augustana College.
1989 — 25 years ago: Special Olympics competitors were triple winners at Rock Island High School Saturday. The participants vanquished the rain that fell during the competition, and some won their events; but most important, they triumphed over their own disabilities.




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