Chuckles for August 2013



August 02
You never really learn to swear until you learn to drive.
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August 05
Am I ambivalent? Well, yes and no.
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August 07
It's always I before E. Isn't that weird?
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August 09
Why doesn't Tarzan have a beard?
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August 12
Can cross-eyed teachers control their pupils?
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August 19
Help stamp out, eliminate and abolish redundancy!
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August 21
I have friends who swear they dream in color; I say it's just a pigment of their imagination.
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August 23
If you give someone a piece of your mind, are you left with peace of mind?
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August 26
Take everything in moderation. Including moderation.
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August 28
Why do we wash bath towels? Aren't we clean when we use them?
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August 29
Wear short sleeves; support your right to bare arms!
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  Today is Monday, Sept. 1, the 244th day of 2014. There are 121 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: We are informed by J.H. Hull that the reason the street sprinkler was not at work yesterday settling the dust on the streets, was because one of his horses was injured.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Bonnie McGregor, a fleet-footed stallion owned by S.W. Wheelock of this community, covered himself with glory at Lexington, Ky, when he ran a mile in 2:13 1/2. The horse's value was estimated as at least $50,000.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Troops are pouring into Paris to prepare for defense of the city. The German army is reported to be only 60 miles from the capital of France.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The German army has invaded Poland in undeclared warfare. Poland has appealed to Great Britain and France for aid.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Publication of a plant newspaper, the Farmall Works News, has been launched at the Rock Island IHC factory and replaces a managerial newsletter.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Officials predict Monday's Rock Island Labor Parade will be the biggest and best ever. Last minute work continues on floats and costumes for the parade, which steps off a 9:30 a.m.




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