Chuckles for August 2011



August 01
Golfer: "Do you think my game is improving?"
Caddy: "Yes sir, you miss the ball much closer now."
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August 04
What's the difference between a dentist and a Yankees fan?
One roots for the yanks and the other yanks for the roots!
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August 04
What's the difference between a dentist and a Yankees fan?
One roots for the yanks and the other yanks for the roots!
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August 09
What is the biggest mouse in the world?
Enormous!
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August 11
How do you make an egg roll?
Enormous!
Push it!
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August 15
What word is always spelled incorrectly?
Incorrectly!
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August 18
What do you call a short psychic who escaped from jail?
A small medium at large!
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August 22
What starts with T, ends in T, and is full of T?
A Teapot!
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August 25
What does a martial arts fan eat?
Kung Food!
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August 29
What did the limestone say to the granite?
Don't take me for granite!
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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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