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 Saturday, Aug. 2, the 214th day of 2014. There are 151 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Because of the National Fast, no paper will be issued from this office tomorrow.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Attracting considerable attention is a sunflower stalk 15 feet high and still growing in the yard of Dr. C. Speidel on 23rd Street in Rock Island.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The municipal bathing beach proposition came up again at the city commission's meeting and a proposition passed, provided that a locker room be constructed at the foot of 7th Street for the accommodation of the bathers.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans for erecting a $14,000 warehouse to replace the frame structure at the rear of the Augustana Book Concern were announced.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Hours for tours of the new Deere & Co. Administrative Center on John Deere Road will be changed, effective Monday.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Tuesday night at the Great Mississippi Valley Fair in Davenport the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band gave its fans more than they possibly could have expected. The band took the stage at 9:07 p.m. and didn't leave until 10:40.









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