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!(

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  Today is Thursday, April 24, the 114th day of 2014. There are 251 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: We learn that it is a contemplation to start a paper mill in Rock Island during the summer by a gentleman from the East.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The gates of Oklahoma were swung open at noon today, and a throng of more than 30,000 settlers started over its soil.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Iowa Coliseum Co. was incorporated with $40,000 capital and planned a building on 4th Street between Warren and Green streets in Davenport.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans are being discussed for resurfacing the streets in the entire downtown district of Rock Island.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Some 45 jobs will be created at J.I. Case Co.'s Rock Island plant in a expansion of operations announced yesterday afternoon at the firm's headquarters in Racine, Wis.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Gardeners and farmers cheered, but not all Quad-Citians found joy Saturday as more than an inch of rain fell on the area. Motorists faced dangerous, rain-slick roads as the water activated grease and grime that had built up during dry weather.

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