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 Wednesday, April 23, the 113th day of 2014. There are 252 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: Some persons are negotiating for 80 feet of ground on Illinois Street with a view of erecting four stores thereon. It would serve a better purpose if the money was invested in neat tenement houses.
1889 — 125 years ago: The Central station, car house and stables of the Moline-Rock Island Horse Railway line of the Holmes syndicate, together with 15 cars and 42 head of horses, were destroyed by fire. The loss was at $15,000.
1914 — 100 years ago: Vera Cruz, Mexico, after a day and night of resistance to American forces, gradually ceased opposition. The American forces took complete control of the city.
1939 — 75 years ago: Dr. R. Bruce Collins was reelected for a second term as president of the Lower Rock Island County Tuberculosis Association.
1964 — 50 years ago: Work is scheduled to begin this summer on construction of a new men's residence complex and an addition to the dining facilities at Westerlin Hall at Augustana College.
1989 — 25 years ago: Special Olympics competitors were triple winners at Rock Island High School Saturday. The participants vanquished the rain that fell during the competition, and some won their events; but most important, they triumphed over their own disabilities.




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