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: The female sex seems to have gone crazy on the subject of dry goods. When high prices keep them from increasing their wardrobes, they turn to stealing. Yard goods, hats, shoes and other items are being picked up and carried home.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Members of Everts Commandery No. 18, Knights Templar, under Commander H.C. Cleaveland, marched from the Masonic Temple to Trinity Episcopal Church for their annual Easter services.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Nate Hultgren pitched the Augustana College baseball team to a 10-3 victory over Carthage, striking out 11 men and allowing only four hits.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Marvel Leonhardi, a Rock Island High School senior, was the winner of an essay contest on advertising sponsored by The Argus and Advertising Age, a national advertising publication.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The Augustana College band drew a crowd of 1,200 people for its annual home concert in Centennial Hall. The size of the crowd was indicative of the fact the band is rapidly approaching the stature of the Augustana Choir.
1989 -- 25 years ago: A benefit to raise money for extracurricular activities in the Rock Island Milan School District will be April 27 at the Quad City Downs harness race track. People buying $17.50 tickets to the second annual "Night at the Quad City Downs" will be entitled to an evening of harness racing and dinner.






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