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, April 23, the 113th day of 2014. There are 252 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: Some persons are negotiating for 80 feet of ground on Illinois Street with a view of erecting four stores thereon. It would serve a better purpose if the money was invested in neat tenement houses.
1889 — 125 years ago: The Central station, car house and stables of the Moline-Rock Island Horse Railway line of the Holmes syndicate, together with 15 cars and 42 head of horses, were destroyed by fire. The loss was at $15,000.
1914 — 100 years ago: Vera Cruz, Mexico, after a day and night of resistance to American forces, gradually ceased opposition. The American forces took complete control of the city.
1939 — 75 years ago: Dr. R. Bruce Collins was reelected for a second term as president of the Lower Rock Island County Tuberculosis Association.
1964 — 50 years ago: Work is scheduled to begin this summer on construction of a new men's residence complex and an addition to the dining facilities at Westerlin Hall at Augustana College.
1989 — 25 years ago: Special Olympics competitors were triple winners at Rock Island High School Saturday. The participants vanquished the rain that fell during the competition, and some won their events; but most important, they triumphed over their own disabilities.




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