Chuckles for June 2010



June 01
What do you get when you cross a four leaf clover and poison ivy?
A rash of good luck!
(kids.yahoo.com/)

June 03
What is a free gift? Aren't all gifts free?
(jokesandhumor.com)

June 07
What's the perfect cure for dandruff?
Baldness!(jokesandhumor.com)

June 10
What does a termite eat for breakfast?
Oakmeal!(jokesandhumor.com)

June 14
What kind of shorts do clouds wear?
Thunderwear!(jokesandhumor.com)

June 17
How do baseball players stay cool?
They sit next to the fans!(jokesandhumor.com)

June 21
Where did the hamburger take his date?
To the meat ball!(jokesandhumor.com)

June 24
What do you call an underwater spy?
James Pond!(jokesandhumor.com)

June 28
Why do you put bandaids in the fridge?
For cold cuts!(jokesandhumor.com)

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  Today is Thursday, April 17, the 107th day of 2014. There are 258 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Journeymen shoemakers of Rock Island struck for higher wages yesterday morning, asking 25 percent increases. Employers have acceded to their demand.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Lighting struck wires of the Merchants Electric Light Co. during a furious storm, and many Rock Island business houses were compelled to resort to gas as a means of illumination.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Members of the First Church of Christ, Scientist, decided to erect a new edifice at a cost of about $60,000.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Willard Anderson, junior forward for the Augustana College basketball team, which won 17 out of 22 contests, was elected captain of the quintet.
1964 -- 50 years ago: John Hoffman, Moline, president of the Sac-Fox Council of Boy Scouts, will be honored for his 50 years in scouting by members of the council at a dinner Thursday evening.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Quad-Cities has what is believed to be the area's first elite-class gymnast. It's the stuff upon which Olympic competitors are made. Tiffany Chapman, of Rock Island, not only has earned the highest possible gymnast ranking, she won the honor at age 11.






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