Chuckles for November 2010



November 02
Q. What did the mama turkey say to her naughty son?
A. If your papa could see you now, he'd turn over in his gravy! (halloween.com)

November 04
Q. If the Pilgrims were alive today, what would they be most famous for??
A. Their AGE! (theholidayspot.com)

November 09
Q. Which cat discovered America?
A. Christofurry Columbus! (holidays.kaboose.com)

November 11
Q. How do you keep a turkey in suspense?
A. Iíll let you know next week! (holidays.kaboose.com)

November 16
Q. What would you get if you crossed a turkey with an evil spirit?
A. A poultrygeist! (coolest-holiday-parties.com)

November 18
Q. How does a Turkey drink her wine?
A. In a gobble-let! (humormatters.com)

November 23
Q. How many turkeys does it take to change a lightbulb?
A. Just one but it takes 5 hours. (cleanjoke.com)

November 24
Q. Why did the man invest in feathers?
A. He heard the stock market was going down! (holidays.kaboose.com)

November 30
Q. How did the chickens dance at the Christmas party?
A. Chick to chick! (theholidayspot.com)

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  Today is Wednesday, Oct. 1, the 274th day of 2014. There are 91 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: It is rumored in the streets that the 13 negroes sent to Quincy on the Moline quota were refused. We think this must be a mistake.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Harvey McKenna, of Detroit, billiard player matched to play Wizard Schafer in New York in January for the world championship, was a professional friend and manager, Billy Catton in Rock Island.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Levi Cralle, former Rock Island county sheriff, had come from his farm near Mitchell, S.D. to visit friends in the city.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Work is being rushed on the new high school building in Orion to replace the one destroyed by fire last winter. Classes are being held in churches.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Rehearsals for the 84th season of the Handel Oratorio Society chorus will begin at 7:30 p.m. Monday on the stage of Centennial Hall, Augustana College.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Rock Island City Council's plan announced this week to have the federal government vacate Valley Homes public housing and move residents to Arsenal Courts to reduce density may not be feasible.






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