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 Tuesday, Sept 2, the 245th day of 2014. There are 120 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: It is estimated that 300,000 people attended the recent Democratic convention in Chicago when Gen. George B. McClellan of New Jersey was nominated as a candidate for president of the United States.
1889 — 125 years ago: Alderman Frank Ill, Winslow Howard and Captain J.M. Montgomery returned from Milwaukee, where they attended the national Grand Army of the Republic encampment.
1914 — 100 years ago: Three members of the Rock Island YMCA accepted positions as physical directors of other associations. Albert Cook went to Kewanee, C.D. Curtis to Canton and Willis Woods to Leavenworth, Kan.
1939 — 75 years ago: Former President Herbert Hoover appealed for national support of President F.D. Roosevelt and Congress in every effort to keep the United States out of war.
1964 — 50 years ago: The Rock Island Junior chamber pf Commerce has received answers to about 65 % of the 600 questionnaires mailed out recently in a "Community Attitude Survey" to analyze sentiments of citizens towards their city's various recreational, educational, and civic service programs.
1989 — 25 years ago: The two thunderstorms passing through the Quad Cities last night and early today left some area residents reaching for their flashlights.






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