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 Thursday, Oct. 2, the 275th day of 2014. There are 90 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The ladies have adopted the fashion of wearing representations of insects in the flowers on their bonnets. Some look very natural.
1889 -- 125 years ago: T.F. Cary, former Rock Island alderman, has accepted a position as salesman for a Chicago wallpaper house and plans to move to that city.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Work on the new telephone building on 18th Street between 6th and 7th avenues is progressing rapidly.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Rock Island's new theater at 3rd Avenue and 19th Street will have a name significant of its location. The "Rocket" is scheduled to open Thanksgiving Day.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Two of Rock Island's newest water towers were vandalized last night, including the one at 38th Street and 31st Avenue, where police took five Moline boys into custody about 9 p.m..
1989 -- 25 years ago: Some of us who live in the Quad-Cities take the Mississippi River for granted, or at least we used to. But the river is not taken for granted by our visitors. And most Quad-Citians are realizing the importance of the river to this area as increased emphasis is placed on tourism.







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