Chuckles for January 2012



January 03
What do you say to a sad beaver?
"Why the log face?" (jokesbykids.com)

January 05
What did the mama broom say to the baby broom?
It's time to go to sweep! (jokesbykids.com)

January 09
How do bees get to school?
On the school buzz! (jokesbykids.com)

January 12
Where do you dance in California?
San Frandisco! (jokesbykids.com)

January 16
Why can Mount Everest hear everything you say?
Because it's covered with mountaineers! (jokesbykids.com)

January 19
How is a banana peel like music?
Because if you don't "C-sharp", you're gonna "B-flat!" (jokesbykids.com)

January 23
What's the scariest position on a soccer team?
The ghoulie! (jokesbykids.com)

January 25
What time is the best time to go to the dentist?
Tooth-hirty! (jokesbykids.com)

January 27
What makes music on your head?
A head band! (jokesbykids.com)

January 30
Whats full of T, starts with T and ends with T?
A teapot! (jokesbykids.com)

January 30
Whats full of T, starts with T and ends with T?
A teapot! (jokesbykids.com)

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  Today is Wednesday, Oct. 1, the 274th day of 2014. There are 91 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: It is rumored in the streets that the 13 negroes sent to Quincy on the Moline quota were refused. We think this must be a mistake.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Harvey McKenna, of Detroit, billiard player matched to play Wizard Schafer in New York in January for the world championship, was a professional friend and manager, Billy Catton in Rock Island.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Levi Cralle, former Rock Island county sheriff, had come from his farm near Mitchell, S.D. to visit friends in the city.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Work is being rushed on the new high school building in Orion to replace the one destroyed by fire last winter. Classes are being held in churches.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Rehearsals for the 84th season of the Handel Oratorio Society chorus will begin at 7:30 p.m. Monday on the stage of Centennial Hall, Augustana College.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Rock Island City Council's plan announced this week to have the federal government vacate Valley Homes public housing and move residents to Arsenal Courts to reduce density may not be feasible.






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