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A Thousand Words for July 29, 2013

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Think you can write a funny caption to go with this photo for July 29? Send in yours by noon Aug. 1, and we'll be the judge. | PORNCHAI KITTIWONGSAKUL/AFP/Getty Images

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Updated: August 30, 2013 6:06AM



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

July 29’s photo features an elephant while July 22’s photo featured penguins.

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, c/o Sun-Times Media, 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 July 29’s photo must be received by noon Aug. 1.

Please include your name, hometown and phone number.

July 22’s winner for the photo featuring penguins:

The Pittsburgh Penguins hired two ringers in an attempt to beat the Chicago Blackhawks. — Harry Arciero, Orland Park

Runners-up:

I love these penguins, but the Penguins are the Pitts. — Carl F. Rollberg, Calumet Park

Excuse me, kids. My penguin friend and I want to know if this is the place where they throw the squid on the ice. — Mike Shizas, Burbank

A new trade proposal from Pittsburgh: Any two penguins for Jonathan Toews. Are you serious? — Caroline Bueche, Orland Park

Best of the Rest:

This may be the only way we penguins can get ahead of the Chicago Blackhawks. — Fred Zak, Palos Hills

Due to the NHL salary caps, these are the only players in the draft that the Chicago Blackhawks can afford. — Pat Browne, Lemont

We shouldn’t have thrown that octopus. — Richard Jarema, Chicago’s Mount Greenwood community

I’m picking the guy on the left for my fantasy team. — Carol Blue, Tinley Park

Since the Pittsburgh Penguins were first in the Eastern Conference and the Chicago Blackhawks were first in the Western Conference, the penguins expected to be playing the Blackhawks for the Stanley Cup. — Paul Mandra, Orland Park

There’s the proof. Pittsburgh does not have a real hockey team. I told you. — Dan Strink, Crete

After losing to the Chicago Blackhawks, the Pittsburgh Penguins shamefully waddle back to their dressing room. — Larry Rapsky, Lemont

It’s terrific being a penguin, but I wish I could be a Chicago Blackhawk. — Vince Vizza, Evergreen Park

They marched all the way from Antarctica and they finally reached their GOAL. — Pat Foley, Homer Glen



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