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?
Pork-you-pine!(jokesbykids.com)

May 14
What is an owl's favorite subject?
Owl-gebra!(jokesbykids.com)

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?
Lava-ble!(jokesbykids.com)

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

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  Today is Tuesday, July 29, the 210th day of 2014. There are 155 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Col. H.F. Sickless informs us that there will be new organization of troops in this state under the call for more men.
1889 -- 125 years ago: James Normoyle arrived home after graduating from West Point with honors in the class of 1889. He was to report to Fort Brady, Mich., as second lieutenant in the 23rd Infantry.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Austria Hungary declared war on Serbia. Germany and Austria refused an invitation of Sir Edward Grey to join Great Britain at a mediation conference.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Dr. William Mayo, the last of the three famous Mayo brother surgeons, died at the age of 78.
1964 -- 50 years ago: One of the biggest horse shows of the season was held yesterday at Hillandale Arena on Knoxville Road under the sponsorship of the Illowa Horsemen's Club.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Davenport is like a gigantic carnival this weekend with the Bix Arts Fest taking over 12 square blocks of the downtown area. A festive atmosphere prevailed Friday as thousands of people turned out to sample what the Arts Fest has to offer.








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