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 Saturday, Aug. 2, the 214th day of 2014. There are 151 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Because of the National Fast, no paper will be issued from this office tomorrow.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Attracting considerable attention is a sunflower stalk 15 feet high and still growing in the yard of Dr. C. Speidel on 23rd Street in Rock Island.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The municipal bathing beach proposition came up again at the city commission's meeting and a proposition passed, provided that a locker room be constructed at the foot of 7th Street for the accommodation of the bathers.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans for erecting a $14,000 warehouse to replace the frame structure at the rear of the Augustana Book Concern were announced.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Hours for tours of the new Deere & Co. Administrative Center on John Deere Road will be changed, effective Monday.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Tuesday night at the Great Mississippi Valley Fair in Davenport the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band gave its fans more than they possibly could have expected. The band took the stage at 9:07 p.m. and didn't leave until 10:40.









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