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Baloo's Bugle

March 2006 Cub Scout Roundtable Issue

Volume 13, Issue 8
April 2007 Theme

Theme: Cub Cafe
Webelos: Family Membe & Sportsman
Tiger Cub


Russ, Timucua District

Cheese Grater  Act as if you are looking for the cheese grater in the kitchen. Once you find it start to grate cheese and say, "great, great, great. Great!"

Pizza Toss - Pat your hands from side to side. Throw the pizza up into the air and yell "MAMA MI-A!"

Watermelon Applause - Everyone holds a huge slice of watermelon in their hands. They slurrrrp it into their mouths from one end of the slice to the other. (Move slice across face making slurping sound.) Then they spit out the seeds to the side (raspberries!).

AfterDinnerApplause - "Plop, plop, fizz, fizz, oh what a relief it is!"

KetchupBottleCheer – Make a fist with one hand.  Then open it up a little (fingernails of pointer and middle finger under pad of top joint of thumb) Pat bottom of bottle with open palm of other hand.  Do this three times (or more times) Optional ending – after a predetermined number of pats, tell the audience the ketchup comes out all over.  Tell them to make a noise like ketchup shooting out - "BLLLLGGGG".

FoodApplause: Rub tummy and say "Yum, yum, yum!"

San Gabriel Valley-Long Beach Area-Verdugo Hills Councils

Watermelon Applause:  Pretend you’re holding a watermelon, run it past your mouth while slurping and turning your head from right to left, then turn your head back spitting out seeds. (repeated on purpose - CD)

Cantaloupe Applause:  Variation of Watermelon (above) cub hands, spit out only one seed!

Grape Applause:  Use in conjunction with the Watermelon and Cantaloupe applauses.  Hold an imaginary grape between thumb and first finger.  Pop grape into mouth with appropriate sound.

Southern Watermelon – Say Ya’ll after spitting out the pits.

Jolly Green Giant applause:  Stand with your hands on your hips and say “Ho, Ho, Ho”.

Southern Samurai Warrior Watermelon Cheer –
Baloo’s Archives

  • Hold watermelon in your hands (Upper arms at your sides, elbows bent hands in front of body, palms up)
  • Toss watermelon into the air (Say wiiiish (or something like that))
  • Pretend to pull out your sword from the imaginary sheath hanging from your belt.
  • With two hands on the hilt of the sword, reach up and slice the watermelon in half above your head (say thooop or similar cutting sound)
  • Put palms out again to catch the watermelon (Say Foooommpp or other sound to indicate the catch)
  • Do standard watermelon cheer (see above)
  • Say Ya’ll

Great Salt Lake Council

Dinner Cheer: Rub tummy and say, “mmmmmmmmmm.”

Eggbeater Cheer: Bend knees, and bring knees together and apart like beaters. Put hand on head to make handle. Use the other hand to turn the crank.

Banana Cheer:

(Raise hands together above head.)

(Lower left hand to your side.)

(Lower right hand to your side.)

(Raise both arms, and lower together)

(Chomp and lean forward.)

(Dance around.)


Customer:   Waiter, waiter, there’s a fly in my soup!

Waiter:      (enters, very snooty, peering into the soup) Oh yes, you are right sir. That will be an extra 25 cents.

Customer:   But waiter, he’s swimming all over the top!

Waiter:       (still snooty)You are right, sir. It doesn’t know it’s a fly sir. It’s doing the butterfly stroke.

Customer:   Well, I think it must be an Australian!

Waiter: Why do you say that sir?

Customer: Because it’s down under now!

Pat:            Doctor! Doctor! Am I going to die?

Doctor:        That’s the last thing you’ll do.

Pat:            Doctor! Doctor! Everyone keeps ignoring me.

Doctor:        Next!

Pat:            Doctor! My back feels like a deck of cards!

Doc:            I’ll deal with you later.

Boy 1:         Tonight we are going to be talking about ancient Greece.

Boy 2          (walks on stage carrying a can of Crisco.)

Boy 1:         No, no; not that kind of grease. You know Greece, the place.

Boy 2:         Oh yeah, that’s in back of the cafeteria.

Customer:    Why is this cake you brought me all smashed?

Waiter:        Because you said you wanted a cup of coffee and a piece of cake and to step on it!!!

Customer:    Waiter, what's this fly doing in my soup?

Waiter:        I think it's doing the backstroke, sir.

Great Salt Lake Council

Cub 1–    What did one hot dog say to another?

Cub 2—  Hi, Frank!

Cub 1—  What kind of cheese do dogs like on their pizza?

Cub 2—  Mutts-erella!

Cub 1—  Why didn’t the banana snore?

Cub 2—  He didn’t want to wake the whole bunch!

Cub 1—  Why did the tomato blush?

Cub 2—  Because he saw the salad dressing.

Cub 1—  Why is the river the richest thing in the forest?

Cub 2—  Because it has many banks.

Cub 1—  I wonder what it would be like to be a piece of wood?

Cub 2—  I would probably be board.

Cub 1—  Pardon me, do you have a watermelon patch?

Cub 2—  Why? Is your watermelon leaking?

San Gabriel Valley-Long Beach Area-Verdugo Hills Councils

What do you get when you mix a bagel and a monster?
                                                          Scream cheese!

What kind of cheese does a basketball player put on his sandwich?       "Swish" cheese.

What do you call someone who's crazy about cocoa?
                                                               A Coconut!

What do cheerleaders eat for breakfast?        Cheer-ee-ohs.

When do you stop at green and go at red?
                                        When you eat a watermelon!

What's more useful when it's broken?                  An egg!

What do you call a grandmother who cracks jokes?
                                                        A gram-cracker.

Why are you rubbing your food on the back of your sleeve?
                                They said it was elbow macaroni!

What goes snap, crackle and pop but is not a cereal?
                                       A firefly with a short circuit.

Russ, Timucua District

Q: What happened to the man who fell out of a 10-story window and landed on a soda?

A:   Nothing it was a soft drink.

Q: Are potatoes good athletes?

A:   No, they're just spectators!

Q: Where do hamburgers go to dance?

A:   The meatball.

Q: What happens to potatoes when they get really mad?

A:   They get steamed.

Q: How many hamburgers can you eat on an empty stomach?

A:   One. Then your stomach isn't empty anymore.


Magic Orange
Baltimore Area Council

Ahead of time,

  • Divide an orange into eight sections by slicing carefully, leaving top intact.
  • Remove fruit.
  • Put an apple in the sliced orange.

When you run-on –

  • Show the orange to the audience
  • Cover the orange with a handkerchief
  • With appropriate pizzazz, squeeze the orange and make the apple appear.

Russ, Timucua District

  • The largest item on any menu in the world is probably the roast camel, sometimes served at Bedouin wedding feasts. The camel is stuffed with a sheep's carcass, which is stuffed with chickens, which are stuffed with fish, which are stuffed with eggs.
  • You burn more calories sleeping than you do watching TV.
  • John Harrison, works as the Official Taster for Dreyer's Ice Cream and his taste buds are insured for one million dollars. His taste buds, have tasted 100 million gallons of ice cream from around the world. The tongue is comprised of 9,000 taste buds; each bud has 10 to 15 receptacles that send messages to the brain to let you know whether you are eating something bitter, sweet, salty, or sour.
  • The top five cities in supermarket sales of ice cream are: (1) Portland, (2) Omaha, (3) Seattle, (4) St. Louis, (5) Buffalo/Rochester.
  • And of course Philadelphia is number one in pretzels and cheesesteaks!!!!  CD

Fun Facts about Money:
Russ, Timucua District

  • On the Canadian two-dollar bill, the flag flying over the Parliament building is an American Flag.
  • All 50 states are listed across the top of the Lincoln Memorial on the back of the $5 bill.
  • A dime has 118 ridges around the edge. A quarter 119!
  • On an American one-dollar bill, there is an owl in the upper left-hand corner of the “1” encased in the “Shield” in the front upper right-hand corner.  Some say it is a spider.  Check it out at www.nd.edu/~jstiver/FIN462/The%20Anatomy%20of%20a%20Dollar%20Bill.ppt


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