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 Saturday, April 19, the 109th day of 2014. There are 256 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Miss McCorkindale has opened millinery rooms over Gimbel's dry goods store, where she offers a choice lot of millinery goods, which she will manufacture to order.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The little South Park Presbyterian chapel celebrated it first Easter decorated with flowers for an afternoon worship service attended by a large congregation.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Wennerberg Chorus of Augustana College has returned from a 2,000-mile tour in the Eastern states and Illinois.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Col. Charles Lindbergh has stated that he is convinced that Germany's air force is equal to the combined sky fleets of her potential European foes.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Small gas motors may be permitted on boats in the lake to be built in Loud Thunder Forest Preserve. The prospect was discussed yesterday at a meeting of the Rock Island County Forest Preserve Commission.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The annual Dispatch/Rock Island Argus Spelling Bee continues to be a family tradition. Ed Lee, an eighth-grader at John Deere Junior High School, Moline, is the 1989 spelling bee champion from among 49 top spellers in Rock Island, Henry and Mercer counties. He advances to the competition in Washington, D.C. Runnerup was Ed's sister, Susan.






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