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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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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