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 Friday, July 25, the 206th day of 2014. There are 159 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Walter Jones, of Co, F 23rd Ky, volunteers, lost a satchel on the Camden road, yesterday, containing his papers of discharge from the army.
1889 -- 125 years ago: E. W. Robinson purchased from Mrs. J.T. Miller the livery stable on the triangle south of Market square.
1914 -- 100 years ago: A municipal; bathing beach was advocated at the weekly meeting of the city commission by commissioner Rudgren, who suggested the foot of Seventh Street as an excellent location.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Floyd Shetter, Rock Island county superintendent schools, announced teachers hired for nearly all of the 95 rural and village grade schools in the county.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The mercury officially reached the season's previous high of 95 about noon today and continued upward toward an expected mark of 97.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Fort Armstrong hotel once the wining and dining chambers of Rock Island's elite is under repair. Progress is being made though at a seeming snail's pace to return the building to a semblance of its past glory for senior citizen's homes.








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