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 Friday, July 25, the 206th day of 2014. There are 159 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Walter Jones, of Co, F 23rd Ky, volunteers, lost a satchel on the Camden road, yesterday, containing his papers of discharge from the army.
1889 -- 125 years ago: E. W. Robinson purchased from Mrs. J.T. Miller the livery stable on the triangle south of Market square.
1914 -- 100 years ago: A municipal; bathing beach was advocated at the weekly meeting of the city commission by commissioner Rudgren, who suggested the foot of Seventh Street as an excellent location.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Floyd Shetter, Rock Island county superintendent schools, announced teachers hired for nearly all of the 95 rural and village grade schools in the county.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The mercury officially reached the season's previous high of 95 about noon today and continued upward toward an expected mark of 97.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Fort Armstrong hotel once the wining and dining chambers of Rock Island's elite is under repair. Progress is being made though at a seeming snail's pace to return the building to a semblance of its past glory for senior citizen's homes.








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