Chuckles for October 2010



October 04
Q. What do goblins and ghosts drink when they're hot and thirsty on Halloween?
A. Ghoul-aid!!!(halloween.com)

October 07
Q. Why is a ghost such a messy eater?
A. Because he is always a goblin.(halloween.com)

October 12
Q. What is a Mummie's favorite type of music?
A. Wrap!(halloween.com)

October 14
Q. Why do demons and ghouls hang out together?
A. Because demons are a ghouls best friend! (halloween.com)

October 18
Q. What do ghosts say when something is really neat?
A. Ghoul (halloween.com)

October 21
Q. Why did the ghost go into the bar?
A. For the Boos! (halloween.com)

October 25
Q. Why did the game warden arrest the ghost?
A. He didn't have a haunting license. (halloween.com)

October 28
Q. What tops off a ghost's ice cream sundae?
A. Whipped scream!(halloween.com)

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  Today is Tuesday, Oct. 21, the 294th day of 2014. There are 71 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The weather is discouraging for our great Democratic rally tomorrow, but never mind that. Let our Rock Island people show they can make a big procession themselves, rain or shine.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Apparatus arrived for drilling an artesian well on the premises of George Warner's Atlantic Brewery.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The German army continued its attacks on the allies line near the Belgian coast.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The farm home of Mr. and Mrs. Gus Zachert northwest of Buffalo Prairie, burned to the ground.
1964 -- 50 years ago: WVIK-FM, noncommercial educational radio station at Augustana College, will return to the air tomorrow. The station operates at a power of 10 watts at 90.9 megacycles on the frequency modulation band. The station is operated with a staff of 92 students.
1989 -- 25 years ago: An avenue of lights, 13 Christmas trees strung with more than 44,000 sparkling lights, will expand the Festival of Trees beyond the walls of RiverCenter in downtown Davenport in mid-November.


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