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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1864 -- 150 years ago: Journeymen shoemakers of Rock Island struck for higher wages yesterday morning, asking 25 percent increases. Employers have acceded to their demand.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Lighting struck wires of the Merchants Electric Light Co. during a furious storm, and many Rock Island business houses were compelled to resort to gas as a means of illumination.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Members of the First Church of Christ, Scientist, decided to erect a new edifice at a cost of about $60,000.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Willard Anderson, junior forward for the Augustana College basketball team, which won 17 out of 22 contests, was elected captain of the quintet.
1964 -- 50 years ago: John Hoffman, Moline, president of the Sac-Fox Council of Boy Scouts, will be honored for his 50 years in scouting by members of the council at a dinner Thursday evening.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Quad-Cities has what is believed to be the area's first elite-class gymnast. It's the stuff upon which Olympic competitors are made. Tiffany Chapman, of Rock Island, not only has earned the highest possible gymnast ranking, she won the honor at age 11.






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