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A Thousand Words for May 20, 2013

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Updated: June 21, 2013 6:05AM



A Thousand Words offers SouthtownStar readers the chance to share funny captions for photos.

May 20’s photo features a battle while May 13’s photo featured chicks.

Think you can write a funny caption? Send in yours, and we’ll be the judge.

Every Monday we’ll run a photo and the best captions from the previous week.

Your submissions can be mailed to: Craig Pedziwiatr — A Thousand Words, SouthtownStar, 350 N. Orleans St., 9th Floor, Chicago, IL 60654.

Submissions also can be emailed to cpedziwiatr@southtownstar.com with “A Thousand Words” in the subject line.

Entries for May 20’s photo must be received by noon May 23.

Please include your name, hometown and phone number.

May 13’s winner for the photo of chicks:

Then there’s a brown one who isn’t like a blue one who isn’t like a green one. Different strokes for different folks. — Jerry Centner, Oak Forest

Runners-up:

This is what happens when your kids dye fertilized eggs on Easter. — Carl F. Rollberg, Calumet Park

I think mom has a Betsey Johnson obsession. — Joan Knudsen, Chicago Ridge

It’s ROYGBIV. Now get over on the right with the rest of the violets if you want to continue performing with the Rainbow Chick Chorus Line. — Edward Guzdziol, Worth

Best of the Rest:

While I’m just hangin’ with my peeps, I hear this new club is a great place to pick up chicks. — EJ Oahueke, Worth

This is what happens when you mix your whites and your colors in the wash. — Kathleen King, Chicago Ridge

I’ve been dyeing for a new look for ages. — Patricia Cross, Hometown

Cover your ears if you don’t want to hear some colorful chirping. — Pat Foley, Homer Glen

I’m different. Yeah, I’m different. — the Schutz family, Homewood

Deep Purple and Blue Moon are the standout hits from the new group the Jelly Bean Chicks. — Sandy Rollberg, Calumet Park

And to think, if we were yellow we could have been Peeps. — Mike Ouellette, Burbank

Did you see that chick he was with? She looked like an old hen. — Joseph A. Vaccaro, Tinley Park

I hate this. Every Easter she mixes up the egg dye with our bathwater. — Evert E. Kooyman, Oak Lawn

If you really think dyeing our feathers will make us rejects at the KFC plant then I’m all for it. — Tom Ksiezak, Midlothian

Do you think only birds get mad? — Nell Krist, Oak Lawn

Who’s the daddy? — Priscilla Haynes, Richton Park

The Centers for Disease Control discovers a new bird virus. — Lori Ryan, Midlothian

Love at first sight. — Marianne Morgan, Morgan Park

I’m glad Easter only comes once a year. Now we can get back to our original color. — Zel Dunn, Chicago’s Beverly community

I finally figured out what to do with the leftover Easter egg dye. — Eugene Sabaj, Oak Lawn



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