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 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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