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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1864 -- 150 years ago: Sheriff McLaughlin had the misfortune to dislocate his right shoulder some days ago when his carriage upset. He is now able to walk about but has a very sore shoulder.
1889 -- 125 years ago: A kindergarten was started in the downtown district of Rock Island with the Misses Dodie Hawes and Grace Knowlton as teachers.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Pope Pius X died in Rome.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Rock Island's new theater was named Esquire.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The J.I. Case Co. plant in Bettendorf will add from 150 to 200 employees by Jan. 1 a spokesman for the company said today. The Bettendorf Works today had a payroll of 1,350, but an increased production schedule will require additional people.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Illowa Council Boy Scouts of America reached and passed its campaign goal in a drive that began 14 months ago by raising more than $2.2 million for the expansion of Loud Thunder Reservation near Andalusia.






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