Chuckles for April 2011



April 04
Q: What happened when the Easter Bunny met the rabbit of his dreams?
They lived hoppily ever after!
(childstoryhour.com/)

April 07
Q: What do you call a line of rabbits walking backwards?
A: A receding hareline.
(childstoryhour.com/)

April 11
Q: How does the Easter bunny stay in shape?
A: Lots of eggs-ercise!
(childstoryhour.com/)

April 14
Q: What happened when the Easter Bunny met the rabbit of his dreams?
A: They lived hoppily ever after!
(childstoryhour.com/)

April 18
Q: What do you call a dumb bunny?
A: A hare brain.
(childstoryhour.com/)

April 21
Q: How many chocolate bunnies can you put into an empty Easter basket?
A: Only one because after that, it's not empty!
(childstoryhour.com/)

April 25
Q: What do you call a frog stuck in the mud?
A: Unhoppy
(childstoryhour.com/)

April 28
Teacher: Please give me a sentence with the word centimeter in it.
Student: My grandmother arrived at the train station and I was centimeter.
(childstoryhour.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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