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 Thursday, Oct. 2, the 275th day of 2014. There are 90 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The ladies have adopted the fashion of wearing representations of insects in the flowers on their bonnets. Some look very natural.
1889 -- 125 years ago: T.F. Cary, former Rock Island alderman, has accepted a position as salesman for a Chicago wallpaper house and plans to move to that city.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Work on the new telephone building on 18th Street between 6th and 7th avenues is progressing rapidly.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Rock Island's new theater at 3rd Avenue and 19th Street will have a name significant of its location. The "Rocket" is scheduled to open Thanksgiving Day.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Two of Rock Island's newest water towers were vandalized last night, including the one at 38th Street and 31st Avenue, where police took five Moline boys into custody about 9 p.m..
1989 -- 25 years ago: Some of us who live in the Quad-Cities take the Mississippi River for granted, or at least we used to. But the river is not taken for granted by our visitors. And most Quad-Citians are realizing the importance of the river to this area as increased emphasis is placed on tourism.







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