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 Thursday, April 17, the 107th day of 2014. There are 258 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Journeymen shoemakers of Rock Island struck for higher wages yesterday morning, asking 25 percent increases. Employers have acceded to their demand.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Lighting struck wires of the Merchants Electric Light Co. during a furious storm, and many Rock Island business houses were compelled to resort to gas as a means of illumination.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Members of the First Church of Christ, Scientist, decided to erect a new edifice at a cost of about $60,000.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Willard Anderson, junior forward for the Augustana College basketball team, which won 17 out of 22 contests, was elected captain of the quintet.
1964 -- 50 years ago: John Hoffman, Moline, president of the Sac-Fox Council of Boy Scouts, will be honored for his 50 years in scouting by members of the council at a dinner Thursday evening.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Quad-Cities has what is believed to be the area's first elite-class gymnast. It's the stuff upon which Olympic competitors are made. Tiffany Chapman, of Rock Island, not only has earned the highest possible gymnast ranking, she won the honor at age 11.






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