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 Friday, Sept. 19, the 262nd day of 2014. There are 103 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: Charles M. Osborn of this city, a lawyer of prominence, who voted for Lincoln in 1860 is now out strong for McClellan and will take the stump for him.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The George Fleming company had begun its dried fruit packing in a branch plant on 16th Street, Rock Island, employing nearly a hundred workers.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The cornerstone of the new Eagles home was laid. Building committee members were John Kobeman, Fred Ehmke and Frank Wich.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Former Kaiser Wilhelm, in exile, is sad as the Nazis march with communists.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Ninety-two members of the acappella choir at Davenport's West High School today accepted an invitation to perform at the New York World's Fair on June 13, 1965.
1989 -- 25 years ago: A Rock Island woman is one of 50 winners of $10,000 in cash in the Illinois State Lottery's "Celebration "89" instant ticket game. Dawn Loeffler was the third winner to be chosen through daily drawings that began Aug. 28 and will run 50 consecutive days.






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