Chuckles for March 2012

March 02
What did the farmer say when he lost his tractor?
Where's my tractor!(

March 05
What has eighteen legs and catches flies?
A baseball team!(

March 07
What's the difference between bread and the sun?
The sun rises in the east and bread rises from the yeast!(

March 09
What game do astronauts play?

March 12
Why did the banana go to the doctor?
Because it wasn't peeling very well!(

March 14
Why did the circus lion eat the tightrope walker?
He wanted a well-balanced meal!(

March 16
How do you find King Arthur in the dark?
With a knight light!(

March 19
In which school do you learn to make ice cream?
Sunday school!(

March 21
What do cattle order in Italian restaurants?

March 21
What do cattle order in Italian restaurants?

March 23
What is the capital of Alaska?
Come on, Juneau this one!(

March 26
What has 50 heads and 50 tails?
50 pennies!(

March 28
Which animal is always laughing?
A happy-potomus!(

March 30
What goes up and never comes down?
Your age!(

Back: Past Chuckles

Local events heading

  Today is Friday, April 18, the 108th day of 2014. There are 257 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: A new steamer, Keithsburg, now is at our levee taking on board the balance of her fixtures preparatory to assuming her position on the daily Rock Island and Keokuk line.
1889 -- 125 years ago: C.W. Hawes was appointed deputy county clerk by county clerk Donaldson.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Mrs. O.E. child, of Moline, was named president of the Women's Home Missionary Society of the Methodist Church Rock Island District of the Central Illinois conference.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Augustana College is making plans for a drive for funds to erect a field house and make football field improvements.
1964 -- 50 years ago: A expanded election coverage system featuring a 16-foot chalkboard showing up to the minute running totals, attracted a large and enthusiastic crowd to The Argus newsroom last night.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Balloons frame Rock Island attorney Stewart Winstein who was given a surprise party in the rotunda of the Rock Island County Courthouse on Thursday to honor his 50th year of practicing law.

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