Chuckles for January 2011



January 03
Q. What's the difference between a dentist and a Yankees fan?
A. One roots for the Yanks and the other yanks for the roots! (jokes-best.com)

January 06
Q. What has four legs but only one foot?
A. A bed! (jokes-best.com)

January 06
Q. What has four legs but only one foot?
A. A bed! (kids.yahoo.com)

January 06
Q. What has four legs but only one foot?
A. A bed! (kids.yahoo.com)

January 06
Q. What has four legs but only one foot?
A. A bed! (kids.yahoo.com)


January 06
Q. What has four legs but only one foot?
A. A bed! (kids.yahoo.com)

January 10
Q. What makes music on your head?
A. A head band! (kids.yahoo.com)

January 12
Q. How do skunks call their friends?
A. On their smell phones! (kids.yahoo.com)

January 17
Q. What did the limestone say to the geologist?
A. Don't take me for granite! (kids.yahoo.com)

January 20
Q. What do you call a famous monster?
A. A mon-star! (kids.yahoo.com)

January 24
Q. Why can't you play cards in the jungle?
A. Because theres too many cheetahs! (kids.yahoo.com)

January 27
Q. If you hold 9 oranges in one hand and 10 lemons in another, what do you have?
A. Really big hands! (kids.yahoo.com)

January 27
Q. If you hold 9 oranges in one hand and 10 lemons in another, what do you have?
A. Really big hands! (kids.yahoo.com)

January 31
Q. What do birds wear to the beach?
A. Beak-inis! (kids.yahoo.com)

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  Today is Tuesday, Sept 2, the 245th day of 2014. There are 120 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: It is estimated that 300,000 people attended the recent Democratic convention in Chicago when Gen. George B. McClellan of New Jersey was nominated as a candidate for president of the United States.
1889 — 125 years ago: Alderman Frank Ill, Winslow Howard and Captain J.M. Montgomery returned from Milwaukee, where they attended the national Grand Army of the Republic encampment.
1914 — 100 years ago: Three members of the Rock Island YMCA accepted positions as physical directors of other associations. Albert Cook went to Kewanee, C.D. Curtis to Canton and Willis Woods to Leavenworth, Kan.
1939 — 75 years ago: Former President Herbert Hoover appealed for national support of President F.D. Roosevelt and Congress in every effort to keep the United States out of war.
1964 — 50 years ago: The Rock Island Junior chamber pf Commerce has received answers to about 65 % of the 600 questionnaires mailed out recently in a "Community Attitude Survey" to analyze sentiments of citizens towards their city's various recreational, educational, and civic service programs.
1989 — 25 years ago: The two thunderstorms passing through the Quad Cities last night and early today left some area residents reaching for their flashlights.






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