Chuckles for January 2013



January 02
New Years Resolutions you Can Keep:
Gain weight. At least 30 pounds.
Procrastinate more. Starting tomorrow.
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January 04
What is black and white and blue all over?
A frozen Penquin!
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January 07
How do athletes stay cool during the games?
They stand near the fans!
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January 09
How do bees brush their hair?
With a honey comb!
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January 11
How do start fire with two sticks?
Make sure one of the sticks is a match!
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January 14
What is the strongest vegetable in the world?
Muscle sprout!
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January 16
Why was the teacher cross-eyed?
Because she couldn't control her pupils!
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January 18
Why did the bird go to the doctor?
For medical tweet-ment!
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January 21
What is the center of gravity?
v!
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January 23
Why is it so windy at sporting events?
Because of all the fans!
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January 25
If you hold 9 oranges in one hand and 10 lemons in another, what do you have?
Really big hands!
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January 28
What's black, white and terrifying?
A math test!
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January 30
What's the first thing an ape learns in school?
The ape b c's!
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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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