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 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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