Chuckles for May 2014

May 05
Here's how to tell if you're overcaffeinated.
Your eyes stay open when you sneeze.

May 08
Fun Things to Do in an Elevator
Sing along with the Muzak.

May 12
I tried to be a chef. I imagined it would add a little spice to my life, but I didn't have the thyme.

May 14
Wisdom of Dad:
Never lend anything you canít afford to lose.

May 16
Wisdom of Dad:
Buy a plunger before you need a plunger.

May 19
Thoughts On Aging...
You're the life of the party, even if it lasts until 8 PM.

May 21
Thoughts On Aging...
You're smiling all the time because you can't hear a thing anyone is saying.

May 23
Don't sneeze when someone is cutting your hair.

May 27
If you give someone a piece of your mind, are you left with peace of mind?

May 30
If you are not the lead dog, the scenery never changes.

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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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