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 Monday, Oct. 20, the 293rd day of 2014. There are 72 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The store of Devoe and Crampton was entered and robbed of about $500 worth of gold pens and pocket cutlery last night.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Michael Malloy was named president of the Tri-City Stone Cutters Union.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Dewitte C. Poole, former Moline newspaperman serving as vice consul general for the United States government in Paris, declared in a letter to friends that the once gay Paris is a city of sadness and desolation.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans for the construction of an $80,000 wholesale bakery at 2011 4th Ave. were announced by Harry and Nick Coin, of Rock Island. It is to be known as the Banquet Bakery.
1964 -- 50 years ago: An application has been filed for a state permit to organize a savings and loan association in Moline, it was announced. The applicants are Ben Butterworth, A.B. Lundahl, C. Richard Evans, John Harris, George Crampton and William Getz, all of Moline, Charles Roberts, Rock Island, and Charles Johnson, of Hampton.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Indian summer is quickly disappearing as temperatures slide into the 40s and 50s this week. Last week, highs were in the 80s.


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