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 Tuesday, July 29, the 210th day of 2014. There are 155 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Col. H.F. Sickless informs us that there will be new organization of troops in this state under the call for more men.
1889 -- 125 years ago: James Normoyle arrived home after graduating from West Point with honors in the class of 1889. He was to report to Fort Brady, Mich., as second lieutenant in the 23rd Infantry.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Austria Hungary declared war on Serbia. Germany and Austria refused an invitation of Sir Edward Grey to join Great Britain at a mediation conference.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Dr. William Mayo, the last of the three famous Mayo brother surgeons, died at the age of 78.
1964 -- 50 years ago: One of the biggest horse shows of the season was held yesterday at Hillandale Arena on Knoxville Road under the sponsorship of the Illowa Horsemen's Club.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Davenport is like a gigantic carnival this weekend with the Bix Arts Fest taking over 12 square blocks of the downtown area. A festive atmosphere prevailed Friday as thousands of people turned out to sample what the Arts Fest has to offer.








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