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, Sept 2, the 245th day of 2014. There are 120 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: It is estimated that 300,000 people attended the recent Democratic convention in Chicago when Gen. George B. McClellan of New Jersey was nominated as a candidate for president of the United States.
1889 — 125 years ago: Alderman Frank Ill, Winslow Howard and Captain J.M. Montgomery returned from Milwaukee, where they attended the national Grand Army of the Republic encampment.
1914 — 100 years ago: Three members of the Rock Island YMCA accepted positions as physical directors of other associations. Albert Cook went to Kewanee, C.D. Curtis to Canton and Willis Woods to Leavenworth, Kan.
1939 — 75 years ago: Former President Herbert Hoover appealed for national support of President F.D. Roosevelt and Congress in every effort to keep the United States out of war.
1964 — 50 years ago: The Rock Island Junior chamber pf Commerce has received answers to about 65 % of the 600 questionnaires mailed out recently in a "Community Attitude Survey" to analyze sentiments of citizens towards their city's various recreational, educational, and civic service programs.
1989 — 25 years ago: The two thunderstorms passing through the Quad Cities last night and early today left some area residents reaching for their flashlights.






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