Chuckles for February 2012



February 01
What do runners do when they forget something?
They jog their memory! (jokesbykids.com)

February 03
What do garbage men eat?
Junk food! (jokesbykids.com)

February 06
How do athletes stay cool during games?
They stand near the fans! (jokesbykids.com)

February 08
How do bees get to school?
On the school buzz! (jokesbykids.com)

February 10
Why did the girl take a ruler to bed with her?
She wanted to find out how long she sleeps! (jokesbykids.com)

February 13
What candy do you eat on the playground?
Recess pieces! (jokesbykids.com)

February 15
Where do doctors go on vacation?
Ill-inois! (jokesbykids.com)

February 17
Why do cows have bells?
Because their horns don't work! (jokesbykids.com)

February 20
What did the frog order at McDonald's?
French flies and a diet croak! (jokesbykids.com)

February 23
What do ants use to smell good?
Deodo-ant!(jokesbykids.com)

February 23
What do ants use to smell good?
Deodor-ant!(jokesbykids.com)

February 27
What's green and sings?
Elvis Parsley!(jokesbykids.com)

February 29
Where did you learn to make ice cream?
In sundae school!(jokesbykids.com)

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1939 -- 75 years ago: Hunter and Humprey Moody, young Decatur, Ill, brothers, lack only a few hours of establishing a new world light plane endurance record.
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