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 Friday, April 18, the 108th day of 2014. There are 257 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: A new steamer, Keithsburg, now is at our levee taking on board the balance of her fixtures preparatory to assuming her position on the daily Rock Island and Keokuk line.
1889 -- 125 years ago: C.W. Hawes was appointed deputy county clerk by county clerk Donaldson.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Mrs. O.E. child, of Moline, was named president of the Women's Home Missionary Society of the Methodist Church Rock Island District of the Central Illinois conference.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Augustana College is making plans for a drive for funds to erect a field house and make football field improvements.
1964 -- 50 years ago: A expanded election coverage system featuring a 16-foot chalkboard showing up to the minute running totals, attracted a large and enthusiastic crowd to The Argus newsroom last night.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Balloons frame Rock Island attorney Stewart Winstein who was given a surprise party in the rotunda of the Rock Island County Courthouse on Thursday to honor his 50th year of practicing law.

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