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, July 29, the 210th day of 2014. There are 155 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Col. H.F. Sickless informs us that there will be new organization of troops in this state under the call for more men.
1889 -- 125 years ago: James Normoyle arrived home after graduating from West Point with honors in the class of 1889. He was to report to Fort Brady, Mich., as second lieutenant in the 23rd Infantry.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Austria Hungary declared war on Serbia. Germany and Austria refused an invitation of Sir Edward Grey to join Great Britain at a mediation conference.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Dr. William Mayo, the last of the three famous Mayo brother surgeons, died at the age of 78.
1964 -- 50 years ago: One of the biggest horse shows of the season was held yesterday at Hillandale Arena on Knoxville Road under the sponsorship of the Illowa Horsemen's Club.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Davenport is like a gigantic carnival this weekend with the Bix Arts Fest taking over 12 square blocks of the downtown area. A festive atmosphere prevailed Friday as thousands of people turned out to sample what the Arts Fest has to offer.








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