Chuckles for August 2010



August 02
What does a martial arts fan eat?
Kung Food!
(jokesandhumor.com)

August 05
What baseball player lives under a tree?
Babe Root!
(jokesandhumor.com)

August 09
What do camels wear to protect themselves?
Camel-flage!
(jokesandhumor.com)

August 12
Q: Why do seagulls fly over the sea?
A: Because if they flew over the bay they'd be bagels!
(jokes-best.com)

August 16
A woman was telling her friend , "It is I who made my husband a millionaire." "And what was he before you married him." Asked the friend. The woman replied, " A multi-millionaire".!
(jokes-best.com)

August 19
I used to play tennis, baseball, basketball and chess, but I stopped after my son broke my playstation.
(jokes-best.com)

August 23
Two fish in a tank - one says to the other, "How do you drive this thing?"
(jokes-best.com)

August 26
A sandwich walks into a bar and asks the barman for a drink. The barman says..."Sorry, we don't serve food here."
(jokes-best.com)

August 30
An old lady was speeding down the highway while she was knitting. A cop sees this and speeds up alongside her vehicle. "Pullover!" the cop says "No!" the woman replied, "They're mittens!"
(jokes-best.com)

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  Today is Friday, April 25, the 115th day of 2014. There are 250 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: Never in the history of Rock Island was there such a demand for houses as at present. Our city is suffering for the want of suitable tenement houses.

1889 — 125 years ago: The choir of Central Presbyterian Church presented a ladies concert under the direction of S.T. Bowlby.

1914 — 100 years ago: Miss Rosella Benson was elected president of the Standard Bearers of Spencer Memorial Methodist Church.

1939 — 75 years ago: Mrs. Nell Clapper was elected president of the Rock Island Business and Professional Women's Club.

1964 — 50 years ago: Gerald Hickman, of Seattle, Wash, will move his family to Rock Island to assume the position of produce buyer for the Eagle Food Center chain of food stores. This announcement was made today by Bernard Weindruch, president of Eagles.

1989 — 25 years ago: Care & Share, formed in 1984 to provide food to jobless and needy Quad-Citians, will disband because the major part of a crisis created by plant closings is over. Food for the needy is still necessary. So groups separately will continue to raise money and collect food.




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