Chuckles for November 2011



November 01
What did the turkey say to the turkey hunter?
"Quack! Quack! Quack!"(theholidayspot.com/)

November 03
The pilgrims' cows came to America on what ship?
The Mooooo-flower!"(theholidayspot.com/)

November 08
What do garbagemen eat?
Junk food!(kids.yahoo.com/)

November 10
How many feet are in a yard?
It depends on how many people are standing in it!(kids.yahoo.com/)

November 15
What's the first thing an ape learns in school?
The ape b c's!(kids.yahoo.com/)

November 17
What is the best thing to put in a pie?
Your teeth!(kids.yahoo.com/)

November 22
Why did John walk backwards to school?
It was back to school day!(kids.yahoo.com/)

November 23
What is the pickle capital of the world?
Dill-adelphia!(kids.yahoo.com/)

November 29
Why did the doctor lose his temper?
Because he didn't have any patients!(kids.yahoo.com/)

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  Today is Monday, Sept. 1, the 244th day of 2014. There are 121 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: We are informed by J.H. Hull that the reason the street sprinkler was not at work yesterday settling the dust on the streets, was because one of his horses was injured.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Bonnie McGregor, a fleet-footed stallion owned by S.W. Wheelock of this community, covered himself with glory at Lexington, Ky, when he ran a mile in 2:13 1/2. The horse's value was estimated as at least $50,000.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Troops are pouring into Paris to prepare for defense of the city. The German army is reported to be only 60 miles from the capital of France.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The German army has invaded Poland in undeclared warfare. Poland has appealed to Great Britain and France for aid.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Publication of a plant newspaper, the Farmall Works News, has been launched at the Rock Island IHC factory and replaces a managerial newsletter.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Officials predict Monday's Rock Island Labor Parade will be the biggest and best ever. Last minute work continues on floats and costumes for the parade, which steps off a 9:30 a.m.




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