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, July 31, the 212th day of 2014. There are 153 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: A corps of surgeons now occupies the new hospital quarters at the Garrison Hospital on the Rock Island Arsenal. A fence has been installed to enclose the prison hospital.
1889 -- 125 years ago: B. Winter has let a contract to Christ Schreiner for a two story brick building with a double store front on the south side of 3rd Avenue just west of 17th Street. The estimated cost was $4,500.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Germany sent simultaneous ultimatums to Russia and France, demanding that Russia suspend mobilization within 12 hours and demanding that France inform Germany within 18 hours. In the case of war between Germany and Russia, France would remain neutral.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Civil service offices at the post office and the Rock Island Arsenal were swamped as more than 700 youths sought 15 machinist apprenticeships at the Arsenal.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Last night, American Legion Post 246 in Moline figuratively handed over the trousers to a female ex-Marine and petticoat rule began. Olga Swanson, of Moline, was installed as the first woman commander of the post .
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Illinois Quad City Civic Center captured the excitement and interest of a convention of auditorium managers this weekend in Reno, Nev. Bill Adams, civic center authority chairman, said the 10,000-seat arena planned for downtown Moline has caught the eye of construction firms, suppliers, management teams and concession groups.








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