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: Telegraph reports state that, about 6 o'clock on the evening of the 20th, Quantrill, with about 800 of his thieves and robbers, surrounded Lawrence, Kan., and burned it to the ground.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Newton Beer's production of "Lost in London," which had a successful run for three seasons, was presented at Harper's Theater.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The German army commanded by Fran Duke Albrecht of Wurtemburg defeated the French army at Neufchmtenu.
1939 -- 75 years ago: John Deere Harvester Works in East Moline is starting a four-story, $104,000 addition to the combine assembly building.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Short Hills Country Club held onto its lead yesterday despite a rally by host Davenport Country Club and claimed the team title in the Sunshine Cup golf series.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Quad-Citians can look forward to more excitement and fun at this year's Rock Island Labor Day parade at 9:30 a.m. Sept 4, say organizers. This years theme is "Celebrate Rock Island."






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