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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1864 — 150 years ago: Some persons are negotiating for 80 feet of ground on Illinois Street with a view of erecting four stores thereon. It would serve a better purpose if the money was invested in neat tenement houses.
1889 — 125 years ago: The Central station, car house and stables of the Moline-Rock Island Horse Railway line of the Holmes syndicate, together with 15 cars and 42 head of horses, were destroyed by fire. The loss was at $15,000.
1914 — 100 years ago: Vera Cruz, Mexico, after a day and night of resistance to American forces, gradually ceased opposition. The American forces took complete control of the city.
1939 — 75 years ago: Dr. R. Bruce Collins was reelected for a second term as president of the Lower Rock Island County Tuberculosis Association.
1964 — 50 years ago: Work is scheduled to begin this summer on construction of a new men's residence complex and an addition to the dining facilities at Westerlin Hall at Augustana College.
1989 — 25 years ago: Special Olympics competitors were triple winners at Rock Island High School Saturday. The participants vanquished the rain that fell during the competition, and some won their events; but most important, they triumphed over their own disabilities.

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