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 Thursday, Oct. 2, the 275th day of 2014. There are 90 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The ladies have adopted the fashion of wearing representations of insects in the flowers on their bonnets. Some look very natural.
1889 -- 125 years ago: T.F. Cary, former Rock Island alderman, has accepted a position as salesman for a Chicago wallpaper house and plans to move to that city.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Work on the new telephone building on 18th Street between 6th and 7th avenues is progressing rapidly.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Rock Island's new theater at 3rd Avenue and 19th Street will have a name significant of its location. The "Rocket" is scheduled to open Thanksgiving Day.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Two of Rock Island's newest water towers were vandalized last night, including the one at 38th Street and 31st Avenue, where police took five Moline boys into custody about 9 p.m..
1989 -- 25 years ago: Some of us who live in the Quad-Cities take the Mississippi River for granted, or at least we used to. But the river is not taken for granted by our visitors. And most Quad-Citians are realizing the importance of the river to this area as increased emphasis is placed on tourism.







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