A Thousand Words for April 1, 2013
March 31, 2013 11:18PM
Think you can write a funny caption to go with this photo for April 1? Send in yours by noon April 4, and we'll be the judge. | AP file photo
Updated: May 2, 2013 6:02AM
A Thousand Words offers SouthtownStar readers the chance to share funny captions for photos.
April 1’s photo features a dinosaur while March 25’s photo featured cyclists and a devil.
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 email@example.com with “A Thousand Words” in the subject line.
Entries for April 1’s photo must be received by noon April 4.
Please include your name, hometown and phone number.
March 25’s winner for the cyclists and devil photo:
Just as St. Patrick led the snakes out of Ireland, so Gov. Quinn leads the bikers out of Springfield. — Evert E. Kooyman, Oak Lawn
If I could only get my hands on one of those bikes. I would really be hell on wheels. — Tim Orbson, New Lenox
Why are these people racing like hell to beat the devil when they should be using Godspeed? — Carl F. Rollberg, Calumet Park
Cyclists were horrified to find that a detour in the race course led them straight onto the highway to hell. — Kyle Butzine, Orland Park
Best of the Rest:
See. None of you believed that the road to hell was really paved with good intentions. — Carol Nowacki, Homer Glen
This is chopper 5. It looks like they’re having a devil of a run down there. — EJ Oahueke, Worth
It’s going to be hell working with this devil. — LeBrenda Vance, Chicago
Lance Armstrong is really second guessing his actions now. — Tony Carone, Frankfort
James Bond actor Sean Connery shows he still has what it takes by outrunning bicyclists and a helicopter. — Marjorie Zerth, Lockport
Hey! Come back, you guys! Hell is the other way! — Patricia Cross, Hometown
Has anyone seen my buddy Lance? — Sara Nolan, Tinley Park
This race is really going to hell in a handbrake... no... hell in a bike basket. Ah! You know what I mean. — Francis Peabody, Oak Brook
I’d say that this is one hell of a parade. — Jerry Centner, Oak Forest
Neptune eagerly follows the uphill spawning of the helmut-head cycle this spring. — Nancy Smith-Slee, Palos Heights
Somehow, Lance is still highly favored to win the Tour De France. — Gene Lode, Tinley Park
The modern-day Satan herds his newest recruits towards hell as his support chopper prepares to fan the flames to their hottest. — Joseph Vaccaro
Hey, you! You almost ran me over! How would you like this fork up your “you know what?” — Harry Penfield, Midlothian