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 Wednesday, April 23, the 113th day of 2014. There are 252 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: Some persons are negotiating for 80 feet of ground on Illinois Street with a view of erecting four stores thereon. It would serve a better purpose if the money was invested in neat tenement houses.
1889 — 125 years ago: The Central station, car house and stables of the Moline-Rock Island Horse Railway line of the Holmes syndicate, together with 15 cars and 42 head of horses, were destroyed by fire. The loss was at $15,000.
1914 — 100 years ago: Vera Cruz, Mexico, after a day and night of resistance to American forces, gradually ceased opposition. The American forces took complete control of the city.
1939 — 75 years ago: Dr. R. Bruce Collins was reelected for a second term as president of the Lower Rock Island County Tuberculosis Association.
1964 — 50 years ago: Work is scheduled to begin this summer on construction of a new men's residence complex and an addition to the dining facilities at Westerlin Hall at Augustana College.
1989 — 25 years ago: Special Olympics competitors were triple winners at Rock Island High School Saturday. The participants vanquished the rain that fell during the competition, and some won their events; but most important, they triumphed over their own disabilities.




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