Chuckles for May 2014



May 05
Here's how to tell if you're overcaffeinated.
Your eyes stay open when you sneeze. funny2.com/

May 08
Fun Things to Do in an Elevator
Sing along with the Muzak. funny2.com/

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. funny2.com/

May 14
Wisdom of Dad:
Never lend anything you canít afford to lose. funny2.com/

May 16
Wisdom of Dad:
Buy a plunger before you need a plunger. funny2.com/

May 19
Thoughts On Aging...
You're the life of the party, even if it lasts until 8 PM. funny2.com/

May 21
Thoughts On Aging...
You're smiling all the time because you can't hear a thing anyone is saying. funny2.com/

May 23
Don't sneeze when someone is cutting your hair.
funny2.com/

May 27
If you give someone a piece of your mind, are you left with peace of mind?
funny2.com/

May 30
If you are not the lead dog, the scenery never changes.
funny2.com/

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  Today is Thursday, Oct. 2, the 275th day of 2014. There are 90 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The ladies have adopted the fashion of wearing representations of insects in the flowers on their bonnets. Some look very natural.
1889 -- 125 years ago: T.F. Cary, former Rock Island alderman, has accepted a position as salesman for a Chicago wallpaper house and plans to move to that city.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Work on the new telephone building on 18th Street between 6th and 7th avenues is progressing rapidly.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Rock Island's new theater at 3rd Avenue and 19th Street will have a name significant of its location. The "Rocket" is scheduled to open Thanksgiving Day.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Two of Rock Island's newest water towers were vandalized last night, including the one at 38th Street and 31st Avenue, where police took five Moline boys into custody about 9 p.m..
1989 -- 25 years ago: Some of us who live in the Quad-Cities take the Mississippi River for granted, or at least we used to. But the river is not taken for granted by our visitors. And most Quad-Citians are realizing the importance of the river to this area as increased emphasis is placed on tourism.







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