Think you can write a funny caption to go with this photo for April 22? Send in yours by noon April 25, and we'll be the judge. | File photo
Updated: May 23, 2013 6:07AM
A Thousand Words offers SouthtownStar readers the chance to share funny captions for photos.
April 22’s photo features a tooth mascot while April 15’s photo featured a pig race.
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 April 22’s photo must be received by noon April 25.
Please include your name, hometown and phone number.
April 15’s winner for the pig race photo:
Jamaic-ham sprinter Uswine Bolt once again takes the Olympig gold medal. — Sara Nolan, Tinley Park
Pig No. 4 knows that this race ends with loins, roasts, ribs, sausages and more. — Joseph A. Vaccaro, Tinley Park
They’re huffing and puffing so much, they could blow a wolf’s house down. — Pat Foley, Homer Glen
Last one there is a slab of bacon. — Lisa Johnson, Chicago
Best of the Rest:
I have this great recipe for pigs in a blanket. — Karen Rascher, Oak Lawn
One for the money, two for the show, three to get ready and piggy 4 gotta go, go, go. — Patrick Kaiser, Oak Forest
Mmm. Pigs in a blanket. — Mike Shizas, Burbank
No. 3 played dirty to win. — Brendan Moran, Evergreen Park
Wait! I thought you said line up in reverse order. — Cheri L. Ahner, Oak Lawn
Whee, whee, whee or or one, two, three all the way home. — Vince Vizza, Evergreen Park
Mom says the one that wins gets to go home and the loser has to go to the market. — EJ Oahueke, Worth
This little piggy went to market. This little piggy went home. This little piggy used steroids. Someone needs to get Oprah Winfrey on the phone. — Ray Anzelmo, Evergreen Park
Sooie is catching up but my first choice, Krakow, is in the lead. Only one will be Sunday’s pork roast, but they’re all hamming it up. — Evert E. Kooyman, Oak Lawn
After the bank foreclosed on their last brick house, the three little pigs were forced to join the carnival racing circuit. — Francis Peabody, Oak Brook
Last one to the finish is a side with eggs. — Tim Orbson, New Lenox
And the winner is pig No. 3 by the hair of his chinny chin chin. — Elle Gatto
This little piggy went to market. This little piggy stayed home. These little piggies had to run a race. And the winner went whee, whee, whee all the way home. — John Morrissey, Tinley Park
Haven’t you kids ever heard of piggyback riding? — Sara Rankin, Oak Lawn
The sort of person who attends these races is only interested in seeing a pig crash. — Staff submission