A Thousand Words for May 20, 2013
May 19, 2013 10:54PM
Think you can write a funny caption to go with this photo for May 20? Send in yours by noon May 23, and we'll be the judge. | File photo
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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
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