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, Oct. 2, the 275th day of 2014. There are 90 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The ladies have adopted the fashion of wearing representations of insects in the flowers on their bonnets. Some look very natural.
1889 -- 125 years ago: T.F. Cary, former Rock Island alderman, has accepted a position as salesman for a Chicago wallpaper house and plans to move to that city.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Work on the new telephone building on 18th Street between 6th and 7th avenues is progressing rapidly.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Rock Island's new theater at 3rd Avenue and 19th Street will have a name significant of its location. The "Rocket" is scheduled to open Thanksgiving Day.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Two of Rock Island's newest water towers were vandalized last night, including the one at 38th Street and 31st Avenue, where police took five Moline boys into custody about 9 p.m..
1989 -- 25 years ago: Some of us who live in the Quad-Cities take the Mississippi River for granted, or at least we used to. But the river is not taken for granted by our visitors. And most Quad-Citians are realizing the importance of the river to this area as increased emphasis is placed on tourism.







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