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, April 24, the 114th day of 2014. There are 251 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: We learn that it is a contemplation to start a paper mill in Rock Island during the summer by a gentleman from the East.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The gates of Oklahoma were swung open at noon today, and a throng of more than 30,000 settlers started over its soil.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Iowa Coliseum Co. was incorporated with $40,000 capital and planned a building on 4th Street between Warren and Green streets in Davenport.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans are being discussed for resurfacing the streets in the entire downtown district of Rock Island.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Some 45 jobs will be created at J.I. Case Co.'s Rock Island plant in a expansion of operations announced yesterday afternoon at the firm's headquarters in Racine, Wis.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Gardeners and farmers cheered, but not all Quad-Citians found joy Saturday as more than an inch of rain fell on the area. Motorists faced dangerous, rain-slick roads as the water activated grease and grime that had built up during dry weather.








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