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 Saturday, April 19, the 109th day of 2014. There are 256 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Miss McCorkindale has opened millinery rooms over Gimbel's dry goods store, where she offers a choice lot of millinery goods, which she will manufacture to order.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The little South Park Presbyterian chapel celebrated it first Easter decorated with flowers for an afternoon worship service attended by a large congregation.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Wennerberg Chorus of Augustana College has returned from a 2,000-mile tour in the Eastern states and Illinois.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Col. Charles Lindbergh has stated that he is convinced that Germany's air force is equal to the combined sky fleets of her potential European foes.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Small gas motors may be permitted on boats in the lake to be built in Loud Thunder Forest Preserve. The prospect was discussed yesterday at a meeting of the Rock Island County Forest Preserve Commission.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The annual Dispatch/Rock Island Argus Spelling Bee continues to be a family tradition. Ed Lee, an eighth-grader at John Deere Junior High School, Moline, is the 1989 spelling bee champion from among 49 top spellers in Rock Island, Henry and Mercer counties. He advances to the competition in Washington, D.C. Runnerup was Ed's sister, Susan.






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