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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1864 -- 150 years ago: Miss McCorkindale has opened millinery rooms over Gimbel's dry goods store, where she offers a choice lot of millinery goods, which she will manufacture to order.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The little South Park Presbyterian chapel celebrated it first Easter decorated with flowers for an afternoon worship service attended by a large congregation.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Wennerberg Chorus of Augustana College has returned from a 2,000-mile tour in the Eastern states and Illinois.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Col. Charles Lindbergh has stated that he is convinced that Germany's air force is equal to the combined sky fleets of her potential European foes.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Small gas motors may be permitted on boats in the lake to be built in Loud Thunder Forest Preserve. The prospect was discussed yesterday at a meeting of the Rock Island County Forest Preserve Commission.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The annual Dispatch/Rock Island Argus Spelling Bee continues to be a family tradition. Ed Lee, an eighth-grader at John Deere Junior High School, Moline, is the 1989 spelling bee champion from among 49 top spellers in Rock Island, Henry and Mercer counties. He advances to the competition in Washington, D.C. Runnerup was Ed's sister, Susan.






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