Chuckles for July 2011



July 06
How do you start your day with a smile?
By eating Grin-ola for breakfast!
(kids.yahoo.com/)

July 07
Why did the dinosaur cross the road?
Because there weren't any chickens yet!
(grandparents.com/)

July 11
When I got home last night my wife demanded that I 'take her somewhere expensive' ... I took her to a gas station ...!
(jokes-best.com/)

July 14
Q. What's an astronauts favorite drink?
A. Gravi-tea!
(bestfamilyadvice.com/)

July 18
Q. What do frogs like to drink on a hot summer day?
A. Croak-o-cola!
(bestfamilyadvice.com/)

July 21
Q. What is an astronauts favorite snack?
A. Space Chips!
(bestfamilyadvice.com/)

July 25
Q. What's an aliens favorite candy?
A. Martian-mellows!
(bestfamilyadvice.com/)

July 28
Q. What did Santa Claus’s wife say during a thunderstorm?
A. Come and look at the rain, dear.
(free-funny-jokes.com/)

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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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