Chuckles for October 2011



October 03
What happened when Dracula first met his wife?
It was love at first bite!(kids.yahoo.com/)

October 06
What do you call two witches who live together?
Broommates!(kids.yahoo.com/)

October 10
What does Dracula take when he has a sore throat?
Coffin drops!(kids.yahoo.com/)

October 13
What did the witch put in her hair?
Scarespray!(kids.yahoo.com/)

October 18
What's a monster's favorite game?
Swallow the leader!(kids.yahoo.com/)

October 20
What do little ghosts wear when it rains?
BOO-ts!(kids.yahoo.com/)

October 25
What's a ghost's favorite meat?
Boo-lony!(kids.yahoo.com/)

October 27
What monster plays tricks on Halloween?
Pranken-stein!(kids.yahoo.com/)

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  Today is Friday, July 25, the 206th day of 2014. There are 159 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Walter Jones, of Co, F 23rd Ky, volunteers, lost a satchel on the Camden road, yesterday, containing his papers of discharge from the army.
1889 -- 125 years ago: E. W. Robinson purchased from Mrs. J.T. Miller the livery stable on the triangle south of Market square.
1914 -- 100 years ago: A municipal; bathing beach was advocated at the weekly meeting of the city commission by commissioner Rudgren, who suggested the foot of Seventh Street as an excellent location.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Floyd Shetter, Rock Island county superintendent schools, announced teachers hired for nearly all of the 95 rural and village grade schools in the county.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The mercury officially reached the season's previous high of 95 about noon today and continued upward toward an expected mark of 97.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Fort Armstrong hotel once the wining and dining chambers of Rock Island's elite is under repair. Progress is being made though at a seeming snail's pace to return the building to a semblance of its past glory for senior citizen's homes.








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