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, April 24, the 114th day of 2014. There are 251 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: We learn that it is a contemplation to start a paper mill in Rock Island during the summer by a gentleman from the East.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The gates of Oklahoma were swung open at noon today, and a throng of more than 30,000 settlers started over its soil.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Iowa Coliseum Co. was incorporated with $40,000 capital and planned a building on 4th Street between Warren and Green streets in Davenport.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans are being discussed for resurfacing the streets in the entire downtown district of Rock Island.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Some 45 jobs will be created at J.I. Case Co.'s Rock Island plant in a expansion of operations announced yesterday afternoon at the firm's headquarters in Racine, Wis.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Gardeners and farmers cheered, but not all Quad-Citians found joy Saturday as more than an inch of rain fell on the area. Motorists faced dangerous, rain-slick roads as the water activated grease and grime that had built up during dry weather.








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