Chuckles for May 2012

May 02
What do you call a ghost that puts out fires?
A fire frighter!(jokesbykids.com)

May 04
What do you call a flying policeman?
A helicopper!(jokesbykids.com)

May 07
What's the scariest position on a soccer team?
The ghoulie!(jokesbykids.com)

May 09
Why can't a bicycle stand up?
Because it's too tired!(jokesbykids.com)

May 11
What do you call ham that you really that you really want?

May 14
What is an owl's favorite subject?

May 16
What's the difference between a jeweler and a jailer?
The jeweler sells watches and the jailer watches cells!(jokesbykids.com)

May 18
Why did Susan stare at the orange juice bottle for 3 hours?
Because it said "concentrate"!(jokesbykids.com)

May 21
Why do you go to bed every night?
Because the bed won't come to you!(jokesbykids.com)

May 21
Why do you go to bed every night?
Because the bed won't come to you!(jokesbykids.com)

May 23
What is the loudest pet?
The trum-pet!(jokesbykids.com)

May 25
Why is honey so scarce in Boston?
Because there is only one B in Boston!(jokesbykids.com)

May 29
What do you call a cute volcano?

May 30
Why did the ballerina quit?
Because it was tu-tu hard!(jokesbykids.com)

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1864 -- 150 years ago: Recruits can get $500 by enlisting now. Lt Jobe has a recruiting office on Illinois Street.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Superintendent Schnitger formally inaugurated the Rock Island and Davenport Railway Line of the Holmes system by putting on four cars to start.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Wires of the defunct Union Electric Co. are being removed by city electricians.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The Bishop Hill softball team won the championship in WHB"S Mississippi Valley tournament at Douglas Park.
1964 -- 50 years ago: A boom in apartment construction has hit Rock Island, with approximately 300 units either in or near the construction stage or due for an early rezoning decision.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Members of the Bi-State Metropolitan Planning Commission are hoping to revive their push for a new $70 million four-lane bridge spanning the Mississippi River.

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