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 Friday, April 18, the 108th day of 2014. There are 257 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: A new steamer, Keithsburg, now is at our levee taking on board the balance of her fixtures preparatory to assuming her position on the daily Rock Island and Keokuk line.
1889 -- 125 years ago: C.W. Hawes was appointed deputy county clerk by county clerk Donaldson.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Mrs. O.E. child, of Moline, was named president of the Women's Home Missionary Society of the Methodist Church Rock Island District of the Central Illinois conference.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Augustana College is making plans for a drive for funds to erect a field house and make football field improvements.
1964 -- 50 years ago: A expanded election coverage system featuring a 16-foot chalkboard showing up to the minute running totals, attracted a large and enthusiastic crowd to The Argus newsroom last night.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Balloons frame Rock Island attorney Stewart Winstein who was given a surprise party in the rotunda of the Rock Island County Courthouse on Thursday to honor his 50th year of practicing law.




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