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: It is estimated that 300,000 people attended the recent Democratic convention in Chicago when Gen. George B. McClellan of New Jersey was nominated as a candidate for president of the United States.
1889 — 125 years ago: Alderman Frank Ill, Winslow Howard and Captain J.M. Montgomery returned from Milwaukee, where they attended the national Grand Army of the Republic encampment.
1914 — 100 years ago: Three members of the Rock Island YMCA accepted positions as physical directors of other associations. Albert Cook went to Kewanee, C.D. Curtis to Canton and Willis Woods to Leavenworth, Kan.
1939 — 75 years ago: Former President Herbert Hoover appealed for national support of President F.D. Roosevelt and Congress in every effort to keep the United States out of war.
1964 — 50 years ago: The Rock Island Junior chamber pf Commerce has received answers to about 65 % of the 600 questionnaires mailed out recently in a "Community Attitude Survey" to analyze sentiments of citizens towards their city's various recreational, educational, and civic service programs.
1989 — 25 years ago: The two thunderstorms passing through the Quad Cities last night and early today left some area residents reaching for their flashlights.






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