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 Wednesday, Oct. 1, the 274th day of 2014. There are 91 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: It is rumored in the streets that the 13 negroes sent to Quincy on the Moline quota were refused. We think this must be a mistake.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Harvey McKenna, of Detroit, billiard player matched to play Wizard Schafer in New York in January for the world championship, was a professional friend and manager, Billy Catton in Rock Island.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Levi Cralle, former Rock Island county sheriff, had come from his farm near Mitchell, S.D. to visit friends in the city.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Work is being rushed on the new high school building in Orion to replace the one destroyed by fire last winter. Classes are being held in churches.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Rehearsals for the 84th season of the Handel Oratorio Society chorus will begin at 7:30 p.m. Monday on the stage of Centennial Hall, Augustana College.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Rock Island City Council's plan announced this week to have the federal government vacate Valley Homes public housing and move residents to Arsenal Courts to reduce density may not be feasible.






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