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 Monday, April 21, the 111th day of 2014. There are 254 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The female sex seems to have gone crazy on the subject of dry goods. When high prices keep them from increasing their wardrobes, they turn to stealing. Yard goods, hats, shoes and other items are being picked up and carried home.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Members of Everts Commandery No. 18, Knights Templar, under Commander H.C. Cleaveland, marched from the Masonic Temple to Trinity Episcopal Church for their annual Easter services.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Nate Hultgren pitched the Augustana College baseball team to a 10-3 victory over Carthage, striking out 11 men and allowing only four hits.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Marvel Leonhardi, a Rock Island High School senior, was the winner of an essay contest on advertising sponsored by The Argus and Advertising Age, a national advertising publication.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The Augustana College band drew a crowd of 1,200 people for its annual home concert in Centennial Hall. The size of the crowd was indicative of the fact the band is rapidly approaching the stature of the Augustana Choir.
1989 -- 25 years ago: A benefit to raise money for extracurricular activities in the Rock Island Milan School District will be April 27 at the Quad City Downs harness race track. People buying $17.50 tickets to the second annual "Night at the Quad City Downs" will be entitled to an evening of harness racing and dinner.






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