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 17, the 107th day of 2014. There are 258 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Journeymen shoemakers of Rock Island struck for higher wages yesterday morning, asking 25 percent increases. Employers have acceded to their demand.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Lighting struck wires of the Merchants Electric Light Co. during a furious storm, and many Rock Island business houses were compelled to resort to gas as a means of illumination.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Members of the First Church of Christ, Scientist, decided to erect a new edifice at a cost of about $60,000.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Willard Anderson, junior forward for the Augustana College basketball team, which won 17 out of 22 contests, was elected captain of the quintet.
1964 -- 50 years ago: John Hoffman, Moline, president of the Sac-Fox Council of Boy Scouts, will be honored for his 50 years in scouting by members of the council at a dinner Thursday evening.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Quad-Cities has what is believed to be the area's first elite-class gymnast. It's the stuff upon which Olympic competitors are made. Tiffany Chapman, of Rock Island, not only has earned the highest possible gymnast ranking, she won the honor at age 11.






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