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, July 25, the 206th day of 2014. There are 159 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Walter Jones, of Co, F 23rd Ky, volunteers, lost a satchel on the Camden road, yesterday, containing his papers of discharge from the army.
1889 -- 125 years ago: E. W. Robinson purchased from Mrs. J.T. Miller the livery stable on the triangle south of Market square.
1914 -- 100 years ago: A municipal; bathing beach was advocated at the weekly meeting of the city commission by commissioner Rudgren, who suggested the foot of Seventh Street as an excellent location.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Floyd Shetter, Rock Island county superintendent schools, announced teachers hired for nearly all of the 95 rural and village grade schools in the county.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The mercury officially reached the season's previous high of 95 about noon today and continued upward toward an expected mark of 97.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Fort Armstrong hotel once the wining and dining chambers of Rock Island's elite is under repair. Progress is being made though at a seeming snail's pace to return the building to a semblance of its past glory for senior citizen's homes.








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