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 Monday, Sept. 1, the 244th day of 2014. There are 121 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: We are informed by J.H. Hull that the reason the street sprinkler was not at work yesterday settling the dust on the streets, was because one of his horses was injured.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Bonnie McGregor, a fleet-footed stallion owned by S.W. Wheelock of this community, covered himself with glory at Lexington, Ky, when he ran a mile in 2:13 1/2. The horse's value was estimated as at least $50,000.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Troops are pouring into Paris to prepare for defense of the city. The German army is reported to be only 60 miles from the capital of France.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The German army has invaded Poland in undeclared warfare. Poland has appealed to Great Britain and France for aid.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Publication of a plant newspaper, the Farmall Works News, has been launched at the Rock Island IHC factory and replaces a managerial newsletter.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Officials predict Monday's Rock Island Labor Parade will be the biggest and best ever. Last minute work continues on floats and costumes for the parade, which steps off a 9:30 a.m.




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