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 Tuesday, Oct. 21, the 294th day of 2014. There are 71 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The weather is discouraging for our great Democratic rally tomorrow, but never mind that. Let our Rock Island people show they can make a big procession themselves, rain or shine.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Apparatus arrived for drilling an artesian well on the premises of George Warner's Atlantic Brewery.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The German army continued its attacks on the allies line near the Belgian coast.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The farm home of Mr. and Mrs. Gus Zachert northwest of Buffalo Prairie, burned to the ground.
1964 -- 50 years ago: WVIK-FM, noncommercial educational radio station at Augustana College, will return to the air tomorrow. The station operates at a power of 10 watts at 90.9 megacycles on the frequency modulation band. The station is operated with a staff of 92 students.
1989 -- 25 years ago: An avenue of lights, 13 Christmas trees strung with more than 44,000 sparkling lights, will expand the Festival of Trees beyond the walls of RiverCenter in downtown Davenport in mid-November.


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