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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  Today is Monday, April 21, the 111th day of 2014. There are 254 days left in the year.

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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