Chuckles for September 2011



September 01
Where does a turtle go when it is raining?
A shell-ter!
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September 06
What does a termite eat for breakfast?
Oak-meal!
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September 08
What is a cow's favorite school activity?
Moo-sic!
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September 12
What does a ghost like to have for breakfast?
A bagel with SCREAM cheese!
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September 15
What is a wolf's favorite holiday?
Howl-oween!
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September 16
What did the alien say to the book?
Take me to your reader!
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September 22
Why do vampires use breath freshener?
Because they have bat breath!
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September 26
What do you get when you put a snowman in a haunted house?
Ice screams!
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September 30
Why didn't the mummy have any friends?
Because he was too wrapped up in himself!
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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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