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 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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