Chuckles for November 2013

November 01
Help stamp out, eliminate and abolish redundancy!

November 04
A clean desk is a sign of a cluttered drawer.

November 06
Birthdays are good for you - the more you have the longer you live.

November 08
Despite the cost of living, have you noticed how popular it remains?

November 11
Forgive and forget, but keep a list of names just in case.

November 13
Dyspraxics are people three.

November 15
Drilling for oil is boring.

November 18
A bartender is just a pharmacist with a limited inventory.

November 20
What happens if you get scared half to death twice?

November 22
I tried to daydream, but my mind kept wandering.

November 25
Love may be blind but marriage is a real eye-opener.

November 27
If you think you're a person of some influence, try ordering somebody else's dog around.

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  Today is Tuesday, Sept 2, the 245th day of 2014. There are 120 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: It is estimated that 300,000 people attended the recent Democratic convention in Chicago when Gen. George B. McClellan of New Jersey was nominated as a candidate for president of the United States.
1889 — 125 years ago: Alderman Frank Ill, Winslow Howard and Captain J.M. Montgomery returned from Milwaukee, where they attended the national Grand Army of the Republic encampment.
1914 — 100 years ago: Three members of the Rock Island YMCA accepted positions as physical directors of other associations. Albert Cook went to Kewanee, C.D. Curtis to Canton and Willis Woods to Leavenworth, Kan.
1939 — 75 years ago: Former President Herbert Hoover appealed for national support of President F.D. Roosevelt and Congress in every effort to keep the United States out of war.
1964 — 50 years ago: The Rock Island Junior chamber pf Commerce has received answers to about 65 % of the 600 questionnaires mailed out recently in a "Community Attitude Survey" to analyze sentiments of citizens towards their city's various recreational, educational, and civic service programs.
1989 — 25 years ago: The two thunderstorms passing through the Quad Cities last night and early today left some area residents reaching for their flashlights.

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