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 Thursday, April 24, the 114th day of 2014. There are 251 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: We learn that it is a contemplation to start a paper mill in Rock Island during the summer by a gentleman from the East.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The gates of Oklahoma were swung open at noon today, and a throng of more than 30,000 settlers started over its soil.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Iowa Coliseum Co. was incorporated with $40,000 capital and planned a building on 4th Street between Warren and Green streets in Davenport.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans are being discussed for resurfacing the streets in the entire downtown district of Rock Island.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Some 45 jobs will be created at J.I. Case Co.'s Rock Island plant in a expansion of operations announced yesterday afternoon at the firm's headquarters in Racine, Wis.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Gardeners and farmers cheered, but not all Quad-Citians found joy Saturday as more than an inch of rain fell on the area. Motorists faced dangerous, rain-slick roads as the water activated grease and grime that had built up during dry weather.








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