Chuckles for September 2012

September 04
Why did the coach go to the bank
To get his quarter back!

September 05
How do you make an egg roll?
Push it!

September 07
What do you call two medicine men?

September 10
Where do you dance in California?
San Frandisco

September 12
Why does a wrestler bring a key to the match?
To get out of a headlock!

September 14
What do you need to open a door?
A closed door!

September 17
What is a pie's favority sport?
Pie Kwon Do!

September 17
What is a pie's favorite sport?
Pie Kwon Do!

September 19
Why did the girl go outside with her purse open?
To see if there was any change in the weather!

September 21
How do bees get to school?
On the school buzz!

September 24
What do you call a friendly and happy monster?
A failure!

September 28
What kind of coffee do vampires drink?

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  Today is Thursday, April 17, the 107th day of 2014. There are 258 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Journeymen shoemakers of Rock Island struck for higher wages yesterday morning, asking 25 percent increases. Employers have acceded to their demand.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Lighting struck wires of the Merchants Electric Light Co. during a furious storm, and many Rock Island business houses were compelled to resort to gas as a means of illumination.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Members of the First Church of Christ, Scientist, decided to erect a new edifice at a cost of about $60,000.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Willard Anderson, junior forward for the Augustana College basketball team, which won 17 out of 22 contests, was elected captain of the quintet.
1964 -- 50 years ago: John Hoffman, Moline, president of the Sac-Fox Council of Boy Scouts, will be honored for his 50 years in scouting by members of the council at a dinner Thursday evening.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Quad-Cities has what is believed to be the area's first elite-class gymnast. It's the stuff upon which Olympic competitors are made. Tiffany Chapman, of Rock Island, not only has earned the highest possible gymnast ranking, she won the honor at age 11.

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