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 Monday, Oct. 20, the 293rd day of 2014. There are 72 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The store of Devoe and Crampton was entered and robbed of about $500 worth of gold pens and pocket cutlery last night.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Michael Malloy was named president of the Tri-City Stone Cutters Union.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Dewitte C. Poole, former Moline newspaperman serving as vice consul general for the United States government in Paris, declared in a letter to friends that the once gay Paris is a city of sadness and desolation.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans for the construction of an $80,000 wholesale bakery at 2011 4th Ave. were announced by Harry and Nick Coin, of Rock Island. It is to be known as the Banquet Bakery.
1964 -- 50 years ago: An application has been filed for a state permit to organize a savings and loan association in Moline, it was announced. The applicants are Ben Butterworth, A.B. Lundahl, C. Richard Evans, John Harris, George Crampton and William Getz, all of Moline, Charles Roberts, Rock Island, and Charles Johnson, of Hampton.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Indian summer is quickly disappearing as temperatures slide into the 40s and 50s this week. Last week, highs were in the 80s.


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