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The Yankee Flyer, Inc The Yankee Flyer is an advertising paper that was started by Don and Mary Gorman in May of 1954.

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Friday Jokes of the Day

1. Why did the Clydesdale give the pony a glass of water?
--- Because he was a little horse.

2.Why shouldn’t you write with a broken pencil?
----Because it’s pointless.

3.If athletes get athlete’s foot, what do elves get?

4.What’s brown and sticky?
---A stick
5. Why are there gates around cemeteries?
---Because people are dying to get in.



BEEF STEAK GRINDER w/ the works (peppers, onion & mushroom) served w/ chips & pickle

Chicken Cutlet Sandwich on your choice of bread served w/ chips & pickle

SOUP: Seafood Bisque


Quote of the Day

There are many ways of going forward, but only one way of standing still. -Franklin D Roosevelt


Today in History

1. On February 18, 1885, Mark Twain published his famous—and famously controversial—novel The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

2. On February 18, 1930, Clyde W. Tombaugh discovered the tiny, distant dwarf planet known as Pluto.

3. On 1977 The space shuttle Enterprise, sitting atop a Boeing 747, went on its maiden flight above the Mojave Desert.


Jokes of the Day
1. What do dentist call their x-rays?
(Tooth pics)
2. When does a joke become a ‘dad’ joke?
(When it becomes apparent )
3. How is a snake measured?
(They are measured in inches—they don’t have feet.)
4. Why is Peter Pan always seen flying?
(Because he Neverlands.)
5. Why are toilets always really good at poker?
(Because they always get a flush)


Valentine's Day Trivia

1. Valentine's day was created by the Romans and began roughly around 270 A.D.
2. The first noted celebration of Valentine's day took place in Paris in 1400.
3.The passing out of Valentine's is a 600 year old tradition.
4. "Vinegar Valentines" were used to discourage suitors in Victorian England.
5.The Colors Pink and Red are widely considered the colors of love.


Jokes of the Day

Q-Why do seagulls fly over the sea?

A-Because if they flew over a bay they would be bagels

Q-What has more lives than a cat?

A-A frog, because it croaks every night.



Today in history. In 2005
Huygens probe lands on Saturn's moon Titan.


Best wishes to all for the New Year!! Thank you for the continued support of the Yankee Flyer!


The song “Jingle bells” was composed in 1857, and was not originally for Christmas – it was meant to be a Thanksgiving song!


Early artificial Christmas tree's were began in Germany, made from goose feathers that were dyed green!


Yuletide comes from a Norse tradition of cutting and burning a tree to during the Winter Solstice. This was to last through 12 days – Hence the phrase the 12 days of Christmas.


Christmas Jokes

Q-What do you call a broke Santa Claus?


Q-What do you get when you cross a duck with Santa?

A- A Christmas quacker.

Q-Why do mummies like Christmas so much?

A-They’re into all the wrapping.

Q-How much did Santa pay for his sleigh?

A-Nothing. It was on the house!


A few interesting facts about Thanksgiving Day.

1. The first Thanksgiving officially took place in 1621.

2. Macy's has put on a parade every Thanksgiving since 1924.

3. Americans typically eat over 280 million turkeys every Thanksgiving.

4. Thanksgiving has long been considered the biggest travel day of the year.

5. Cranberries are native to North America


Have a safe and Happy Thanksgiving Day everyone!


A reminder that Tag Sale season is coming to an end. Place your ads with us soon!


Please check out our latest Word Searches and Sudoku in our weekly publication.


Here's something fun to think about. During the year of 1974. What was your favorite movie from the list below? (My personal favorite is Blazing Saddles.)
1. The Godfather Part 2
3.Blazing Saddles
4.Young Frankenstein
5.Texas Chainsaw Massacre

Feel free to share your opinions with us.


Berlandiera lyrat also known as the Chocolate Flower is a perennial that looks like a yellow-flowered daisy but smells like chocolate. The flower is generally drought resistant and doesn't require any particular soil.


A few interesting tidbits.

John Adams was the first president to actually live in the White House. Construction began during George Washington's term but Adams was the first to live in the White House.

Abraham Lincoln was a licensed bartender. The 16th President worked at a bar called Berry and Lincoln in New Salem, Illinois.

Ketchup was sold in the 1830s as a medication to help with indigestion. It wasn't until the the 19th century that it was used as a condiment.

Cowboy's didn't wear actual ten-gallon or cowboy hats. The preferred choice of hat was the bowler hat.


Americans will more than likely consume 150 Million Hot Dogs During the 4th but with that being said let's be safe out there ☺️


There has been a long time misconception of the 4th of July that lies in the name and date. It is commonly believed that America declared their independence from Britain on July 4, 1776. However, the official vote actually took place two days before and the “Declaration” was published in papers on July 4 1776.


Thank you to the brave men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice.


Our upcoming Mother's Day edition is coming! Please check us out!


Greetings all!


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