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 Monday, Sept. 1, the 244th day of 2014. There are 121 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: We are informed by J.H. Hull that the reason the street sprinkler was not at work yesterday settling the dust on the streets, was because one of his horses was injured.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Bonnie McGregor, a fleet-footed stallion owned by S.W. Wheelock of this community, covered himself with glory at Lexington, Ky, when he ran a mile in 2:13 1/2. The horse's value was estimated as at least $50,000.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Troops are pouring into Paris to prepare for defense of the city. The German army is reported to be only 60 miles from the capital of France.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The German army has invaded Poland in undeclared warfare. Poland has appealed to Great Britain and France for aid.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Publication of a plant newspaper, the Farmall Works News, has been launched at the Rock Island IHC factory and replaces a managerial newsletter.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Officials predict Monday's Rock Island Labor Parade will be the biggest and best ever. Last minute work continues on floats and costumes for the parade, which steps off a 9:30 a.m.




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