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A Thousand Words for June 10, 2013

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Think you can write a funny caption to go with this photo for June 10? Send in yours by noon June 13, and we'll be the judge. | File photo

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Updated: July 11, 2013 6:09AM



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

June 10’s photo features a duck while June 3’s photo featured a polar bear.

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., 10 South, Chicago, IL 60654.

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

Entries for June 10’s photo must be received by noon June 13.

Please include your name, hometown and phone number.

June 3’s winner for the photo of a polar bear:

If an apple a day keeps the doctor away then it looks like I’m good for a couple weeks. — Vince Vizza, Evergreen Park

Runners-up:

Wow! My favorite. A giant apple-sicle. — Pat Weaver, Oak Lawn

Why couldn’t they just have cake with candles like everyone else does? — Barbara J. Lis, Oak Lawn

It’s difficult bobbing for apples in the Arctic. — Michelle Kolasa, Chicago

Best of the Rest:

Bobbing for apples, Arctic style. — Don Zak, Tinley Park

Pick ’em. Pack ’em. Ship ’em. Is there no end to this humdrum job? — Joan E. Knudsen, Chicago Ridge

Apples in an ice block? That’s a piece of cake for a bear like me. — John Morrissey, Tinley Park

Vodka on the rocks, please. And with two apples. — Jerry Centner, Oak Forest

I’d like an appletini, straight up. — Robert N. Smith, Orland Park

I love apple popsicles but there goes my tooth again. — Karen Adamitis, Oak Lawn

Is this their idea of bobbing for apples? Don’t they know it’s cold up here? Just wait until the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals hears about this one. — Evert E. Kooyman, Oak Lawn

When a bear works that hard for an apple then it’s got to be good for you. — Pat Foley, Homer Glen

Frozen apples, again? I really wanted taffy apples. I can bear-ly get my teeth into this thing. I chipped my polar molar on the last one. — Joseph A. Vaccaro, Tinley Park

This is bobbing for apples, Arctic style. — Caroline Bueche, Orland Park



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