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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1864 -- 150 years ago: The attention of contractors is called to proposals for building a magazine. The building is to be erected on the south side of the island, above the railroad, nearly opposite Sinnit's ice houses.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Ladies patent leather tip shoes were selling for $3 at the M & K store, and men's spring overcoats were advertised at $7.50.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Fred Feuchter, of Davenport, was elected president of the Tri-City Post Office Clerks club, and Joe Goldsmith, of Rock Island, was named secretary treasurer.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Mass vaccination of more than 1,600 employed of the Rock Island Arsenal has been ordered by Col. Norman Ramsey after a 13-year-old daughter of the Arsenal manager became ill with smallpox.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The 1964 Scout-O-Rama of the Sac-Fox Council of Boy Scouts closed a two-day session last evening at the Rock Island Armory with 5,000 paid attendance.
1989 -- 25 years ago: "From the horse and buggy days ... to this" said Mercer County Sheriff Marvin Thirtyacre, waving his hand to indicate the sheriff's department facilities at the new $1.5 million Mercer County Jail in Aledo.




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