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, Aug. 20, the 232nd day of 2014. There are 133 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: Quite a number of Negroes have lately been brought here by abolition offers returning from the army in violation of the laws of the state.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Miss Tillie Denkmann, of Rock Island, was making plans to accompany a Davenport family on a tour of Europe.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The German advance into Belgium was going apparently without serious check. The American ambassador at Berlin published a denial of the charge that Americans had been ill-treated in Germany.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Seventy-two members of Rock Island High School's 1939 graduating class are preparing to enter college — 34 of them at Augustana.
1964 -- 50 years ago: One of the oldest buildings in Milan, which for a number of years has housed the Milan Hotel, will be razed to make way for a modern, two-story office structure.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Some are blaming it on the sudden influx of insects and the extreme humidity. Still others say the invasion was inspired by a recent movie. But whatever the reason, the Quad-Cities is swarming with bats.




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