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 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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