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 Friday, Aug. 1, the 213th day of 2014. There are 152 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: A mad dog was shot in Davenport after biting several other canines and snapping at several children. The police should abate this nuisance — there are about 500 dogs in this city that ought to be killed at once.
1889 — 125 years ago: Track laying operations on 2nd Avenue, stopped by the Moline-Rock Island company last spring for lack of rail, have been resumed.
1914 — 100 years ago: Bulletins allowed to come through the strong continental censorship of all war news indicated that Germany was advancing with a dash against both Russia and France.
1939 — 75 years ago: Emil J Klein, of Rock Island, was elected commander of Rock Island Post 200, American Legion.
1964 — 50 years ago: Members of the Davenport police department and their families are being invited to the department's family picnic to be held Aug. 27 at the Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds.
1989 — 25 years ago: Beginning this fall, Black Hawk College will offer a continuing education course in horseback riding at the Wright Way Equestrian Center, Moline, located just east of the Deere Administration Center.




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