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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  Today is Thursday, April 17, the 107th day of 2014. There are 258 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Journeymen shoemakers of Rock Island struck for higher wages yesterday morning, asking 25 percent increases. Employers have acceded to their demand.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Lighting struck wires of the Merchants Electric Light Co. during a furious storm, and many Rock Island business houses were compelled to resort to gas as a means of illumination.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Members of the First Church of Christ, Scientist, decided to erect a new edifice at a cost of about $60,000.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Willard Anderson, junior forward for the Augustana College basketball team, which won 17 out of 22 contests, was elected captain of the quintet.
1964 -- 50 years ago: John Hoffman, Moline, president of the Sac-Fox Council of Boy Scouts, will be honored for his 50 years in scouting by members of the council at a dinner Thursday evening.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Quad-Cities has what is believed to be the area's first elite-class gymnast. It's the stuff upon which Olympic competitors are made. Tiffany Chapman, of Rock Island, not only has earned the highest possible gymnast ranking, she won the honor at age 11.






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