Chuckles for December 2010



December 03
Q. What do snowmen wear on their heads?
A. Ice caps! (theholidayspot.com)

December 07
Q. What Christmas Carol is a favorite of parents?
A. Silent Night (/holidays.kaboose.com)

December 09
Q. What does a cat on the beach have in common with Christmas?
A. Sandy Claws! (holidays.kaboose.com)

December 14
Q. What do you call people who are afraid of Santa Claus?
A. Claustrophobic! (holidays.kaboose.com)

December 16
Q. What is Tarzan's favorite Christmas carol?
A. Jungle Bells! (kids.yahoo.com/jokes)

December 21
Q. What is Santa's favorite snack?
A. Ho Hos! (kids.yahoo.com/jokes)

December 23
Q. Who delivers presents to dogs on Christmas Eve?
A. Santa Paws! (kids.yahoo.com/jokes)

December 28
A tourist was being led through the swamps of Florida. "Is it true," he asked, "that an alligator won't attack you if you carry a flashlight?" "That depends," replied the guide, "on how fast you carry the flashlight." (jokes-best.com)

December 30
Q. When does a teacher carry birdseed?
A. When there is a parrot-teacher conference! (jokes-best.com)

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  Today is Monday, Sept. 1, the 244th day of 2014. There are 121 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: We are informed by J.H. Hull that the reason the street sprinkler was not at work yesterday settling the dust on the streets, was because one of his horses was injured.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Bonnie McGregor, a fleet-footed stallion owned by S.W. Wheelock of this community, covered himself with glory at Lexington, Ky, when he ran a mile in 2:13 1/2. The horse's value was estimated as at least $50,000.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Troops are pouring into Paris to prepare for defense of the city. The German army is reported to be only 60 miles from the capital of France.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The German army has invaded Poland in undeclared warfare. Poland has appealed to Great Britain and France for aid.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Publication of a plant newspaper, the Farmall Works News, has been launched at the Rock Island IHC factory and replaces a managerial newsletter.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Officials predict Monday's Rock Island Labor Parade will be the biggest and best ever. Last minute work continues on floats and costumes for the parade, which steps off a 9:30 a.m.




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