Chuckles for February 2011



February 03
Q. What the magician say to the girl?
A. "Were you the girl I sawed last night?" (kids.yahoo.com)

February 07
Q. Why couldn't the pirates play cards?
A. Because the captain was standing on the deck. (kids.yahoo.com)

February 10
Q. What kind of soap does a judge use?
A. "Trial" size soap!(kids.yahoo.com)

February 14
Q. What did the caveman give his wife on Valentine's Day?
A. Ughs and kisses!

February 17
Q. What goes black white black white.........? A. A penguin rolling down a hill!?
Q. What's black and white and laughing? A. The penguin who pushed him! (jokes-best.com/)

February 17
Q. What goes black white black white.........?
A. A penguin rolling down a hill!?
Q. What's black and white and laughing?
A. The penguin who pushed him! (jokes-best.com/)

February 21
To the optimist, the glass is half full. To the pessimist, the glass is half empty. To the engineer, the glass is twice as big as it needs to be. (jokes-best.com/)

February 24
Q. What do you call a small psychic who escaped from jail?
A. A small medium at large!(/kids.yahoo.com/)

February 28
It was so cold... weathermen were threatening to keep it that way until they got a raise! (athropolis.com/)

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  Today is Wednesday, April 23, the 113th day of 2014. There are 252 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: Some persons are negotiating for 80 feet of ground on Illinois Street with a view of erecting four stores thereon. It would serve a better purpose if the money was invested in neat tenement houses.
1889 — 125 years ago: The Central station, car house and stables of the Moline-Rock Island Horse Railway line of the Holmes syndicate, together with 15 cars and 42 head of horses, were destroyed by fire. The loss was at $15,000.
1914 — 100 years ago: Vera Cruz, Mexico, after a day and night of resistance to American forces, gradually ceased opposition. The American forces took complete control of the city.
1939 — 75 years ago: Dr. R. Bruce Collins was reelected for a second term as president of the Lower Rock Island County Tuberculosis Association.
1964 — 50 years ago: Work is scheduled to begin this summer on construction of a new men's residence complex and an addition to the dining facilities at Westerlin Hall at Augustana College.
1989 — 25 years ago: Special Olympics competitors were triple winners at Rock Island High School Saturday. The participants vanquished the rain that fell during the competition, and some won their events; but most important, they triumphed over their own disabilities.




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