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 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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