Chuckles for May 2011



May 02
What kind of garden does a baker have?
A flour garden!
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May 05
What kind of tree fits in your hand?
A Palm tree!
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May 09
What's the difference between bread and the sun?
The sun rises from the east and bread rises from the yeast!
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May 12
Where do killer whales go to get braces?
To the orca-dontist!
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May 16
Which food is essential to good music?
The beet!
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May 19
Where do kids learn their ABCs?
In LMN-tary school!
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May 23
What has three feet and can't walk?
A yard stick!
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May 27
What did the big flower say to the little flower?
How are you, bud?
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May 31
What has two legs but can't walk?
A pair of pants!
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  Today is Thursday, July 31, the 212th day of 2014. There are 153 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: A corps of surgeons now occupies the new hospital quarters at the Garrison Hospital on the Rock Island Arsenal. A fence has been installed to enclose the prison hospital.
1889 -- 125 years ago: B. Winter has let a contract to Christ Schreiner for a two story brick building with a double store front on the south side of 3rd Avenue just west of 17th Street. The estimated cost was $4,500.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Germany sent simultaneous ultimatums to Russia and France, demanding that Russia suspend mobilization within 12 hours and demanding that France inform Germany within 18 hours. In the case of war between Germany and Russia, France would remain neutral.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Civil service offices at the post office and the Rock Island Arsenal were swamped as more than 700 youths sought 15 machinist apprenticeships at the Arsenal.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Last night, American Legion Post 246 in Moline figuratively handed over the trousers to a female ex-Marine and petticoat rule began. Olga Swanson, of Moline, was installed as the first woman commander of the post .
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Illinois Quad City Civic Center captured the excitement and interest of a convention of auditorium managers this weekend in Reno, Nev. Bill Adams, civic center authority chairman, said the 10,000-seat arena planned for downtown Moline has caught the eye of construction firms, suppliers, management teams and concession groups.








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