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 Wednesday, Oct. 1, the 274th day of 2014. There are 91 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: It is rumored in the streets that the 13 negroes sent to Quincy on the Moline quota were refused. We think this must be a mistake.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Harvey McKenna, of Detroit, billiard player matched to play Wizard Schafer in New York in January for the world championship, was a professional friend and manager, Billy Catton in Rock Island.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Levi Cralle, former Rock Island county sheriff, had come from his farm near Mitchell, S.D. to visit friends in the city.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Work is being rushed on the new high school building in Orion to replace the one destroyed by fire last winter. Classes are being held in churches.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Rehearsals for the 84th season of the Handel Oratorio Society chorus will begin at 7:30 p.m. Monday on the stage of Centennial Hall, Augustana College.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Rock Island City Council's plan announced this week to have the federal government vacate Valley Homes public housing and move residents to Arsenal Courts to reduce density may not be feasible.






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