Chuckles for April 2013



April 01
Why did Mozart sell his chickens?
Because they wouldn't stop saying, "Bach, Bach!"
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April 03
Why can Mount Everest hear everything you say?
Because it's covered with mountaineers!
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April 05
What do runners do when they forget something?
They jog their memory!
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April 08
What's the first thing an ape learns in school?
The ape b c's!
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April 10
What do you call a sleeping bull?
A bull-dozer!
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April 12
What are twins' favorite fruits?
Pears!
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April 15
What do you call a sleeping bull?
A bull-dozer!
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April 17
Where do cows go during the holidays?
To Ber-MOOda!
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April 19
How do you start your day with a smile?
With a Grin-ola for breakfast!
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April 19
How do you start your day with a smile?
With a Grin-ola for breakfast!
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April 22
Why wouldn't the oyster give anyone his pearl?
He was shellfish!
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April 25
What do you get when you cross a rooster and a dog?
A cocka-poodle-doo!
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April 29
What do you call babies' knees?
Kid-neys!
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1889 -- 125 years ago: The sum of $4 million in cash in addition to supplies of immense value were forwarded to Jamestown, Pa., from all parts of the country for relief of the sufferers from the great flood.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Board of Education secured a site for the New Central Grammar School by purchasing additional property south of Irving School for $3,400.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The total number of workers employed at the Farmall Works of International Harvester Co. has reached a peak of 5,300, the largest payroll in Rock Island.
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