Chuckles for April 2014



April 02
To spot the expert, pick the one who predicts the job will take the longest and will cost the most.
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April 04
I love cooking with wine. Sometimes, I even put it in the food.
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April 07
If there is a 50-50 chance that something can go wrong, then 9 times out of 10 - it will.
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April 11
Thoughts On Aging
You're having trouble remembering simple words like...
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April 14
Thoughts On Aging
You know you're not a kid anymore when...you sink your teeth into a steak and they stay there.
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April 16
Anybody who doesn't know what soap tastes like never bathed a dog.
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April 18
Confucius Say...
Those who jump off a Paris bridge are in Seine.
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April 21
Here's how to tell if you're overcaffeinated.
The only time you're standing still is during an earthquake.
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April 23
What if they held a meeting - and nobody came? Would nothing still get done?
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April 25
Next time you're at a restaurant, order a diet water.
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April 28
Grandpa Says...
The biggest troublemaker you'll probably ever have to deal with, watches you from the mirror every mornin'.
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April 30
Grandpa Says...
Most of the stuff people worry about ain't never gonna happen anyway.
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  Today is Wednesday, Oct. 1, the 274th day of 2014. There are 91 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: It is rumored in the streets that the 13 negroes sent to Quincy on the Moline quota were refused. We think this must be a mistake.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Harvey McKenna, of Detroit, billiard player matched to play Wizard Schafer in New York in January for the world championship, was a professional friend and manager, Billy Catton in Rock Island.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Levi Cralle, former Rock Island county sheriff, had come from his farm near Mitchell, S.D. to visit friends in the city.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Work is being rushed on the new high school building in Orion to replace the one destroyed by fire last winter. Classes are being held in churches.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Rehearsals for the 84th season of the Handel Oratorio Society chorus will begin at 7:30 p.m. Monday on the stage of Centennial Hall, Augustana College.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Rock Island City Council's plan announced this week to have the federal government vacate Valley Homes public housing and move residents to Arsenal Courts to reduce density may not be feasible.






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