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 24, the 114th day of 2014. There are 251 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: We learn that it is a contemplation to start a paper mill in Rock Island during the summer by a gentleman from the East.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The gates of Oklahoma were swung open at noon today, and a throng of more than 30,000 settlers started over its soil.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Iowa Coliseum Co. was incorporated with $40,000 capital and planned a building on 4th Street between Warren and Green streets in Davenport.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans are being discussed for resurfacing the streets in the entire downtown district of Rock Island.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Some 45 jobs will be created at J.I. Case Co.'s Rock Island plant in a expansion of operations announced yesterday afternoon at the firm's headquarters in Racine, Wis.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Gardeners and farmers cheered, but not all Quad-Citians found joy Saturday as more than an inch of rain fell on the area. Motorists faced dangerous, rain-slick roads as the water activated grease and grime that had built up during dry weather.








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