Chuckles for December 2011



December 01
Why can Mount Everest hear everything you say?
Because it's covered with mountaineers!(kids.yahoo.com/)

December 06
What does a cat on the beach have in common with Christmas?
Sandy claws!(kids.yahoo.com/)

December 08
Where did Santa Claus go on vacation?
to a ho-ho-hotel!(kids.yahoo.com/)

December 08
Where did Santa Claus go on vacation?
To a ho-ho-hotel!(kids.yahoo.com/)

December 13
What is Tarzan's favorite Christmas song?
Jungle Bells!(kids.yahoo.com/)

December 13
Why does Santa always go down the chimney?
Because it soots him!(kids.yahoo.com/)

December 15
How is a banana peel like music?
If you don't "C-sharp", you're going to "B-flat"!(kids.yahoo.com/)

December 20
What is the best Christmas present in the world?
A broken drum - you cant beat it!. (kids.yahoo.com/)

December 22
Why should you never eat tinsel?
Because you'll get tinselitus! (jokesbykids.com)

December 27
What is a cow's favorite holiday?
Moo Years day!! (jokesbykids.com)

December 29
What is the loudest pet?
The trum-pet! (jokesbykids.com)

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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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