Chuckles for May 2010

May 04
Q. What do you call a sleeping bull?
A. A bull-dozer!

May 06
Q. What do you get when you tie two bikes together?
A. Siamese Schwinns!

May 13
What has eighteen legs and catches flies?
A baseball team!

May 17
What do ghosts wear in cars?
Sheet belts!

May 20
How can you tell if a tree is a Dogwood tree?
By its bark!

May 24
Why are farmers so mean?
Because they pull ears off corn!

May 27
What kind of tooth is worth a buck?
A buck tooth!

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  Today is Tuesday, Sept 2, the 245th day of 2014. There are 120 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: It is estimated that 300,000 people attended the recent Democratic convention in Chicago when Gen. George B. McClellan of New Jersey was nominated as a candidate for president of the United States.
1889 — 125 years ago: Alderman Frank Ill, Winslow Howard and Captain J.M. Montgomery returned from Milwaukee, where they attended the national Grand Army of the Republic encampment.
1914 — 100 years ago: Three members of the Rock Island YMCA accepted positions as physical directors of other associations. Albert Cook went to Kewanee, C.D. Curtis to Canton and Willis Woods to Leavenworth, Kan.
1939 — 75 years ago: Former President Herbert Hoover appealed for national support of President F.D. Roosevelt and Congress in every effort to keep the United States out of war.
1964 — 50 years ago: The Rock Island Junior chamber pf Commerce has received answers to about 65 % of the 600 questionnaires mailed out recently in a "Community Attitude Survey" to analyze sentiments of citizens towards their city's various recreational, educational, and civic service programs.
1989 — 25 years ago: The two thunderstorms passing through the Quad Cities last night and early today left some area residents reaching for their flashlights.

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