Chuckles for December 2012



December 03
What is the favorited Mexican food of snowmen?
Brrrr-itos!
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December 05
Where do bees go to the bathroom?
At the BP station!
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December 06
It was so cold...
hitchhikers were holding up pictures of thumbs!
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December 10
Why didn't the clam share it's pearls?
Because it was shellfish!
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December 12
What is Santa's favorite snack?
Ho Hos!
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December 13
Why does Santa always go down the chimney?
Because it soots him!
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December 17
How does one snowman greet the other?
Ice to meet you!
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December 19
What do you get if you cross Santa with a detective?
Santa Clues!
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December 20
Why does Scrooge love Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer?
Because every buck is dear to him!
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December 27
It was so cold...
Grandpa's teeth were chattering -- in the glass!
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  Today is Monday, Sept. 1, the 244th day of 2014. There are 121 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: We are informed by J.H. Hull that the reason the street sprinkler was not at work yesterday settling the dust on the streets, was because one of his horses was injured.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Bonnie McGregor, a fleet-footed stallion owned by S.W. Wheelock of this community, covered himself with glory at Lexington, Ky, when he ran a mile in 2:13 1/2. The horse's value was estimated as at least $50,000.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Troops are pouring into Paris to prepare for defense of the city. The German army is reported to be only 60 miles from the capital of France.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The German army has invaded Poland in undeclared warfare. Poland has appealed to Great Britain and France for aid.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Publication of a plant newspaper, the Farmall Works News, has been launched at the Rock Island IHC factory and replaces a managerial newsletter.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Officials predict Monday's Rock Island Labor Parade will be the biggest and best ever. Last minute work continues on floats and costumes for the parade, which steps off a 9:30 a.m.




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