Think you can write a funny caption to go with this photo for Sept. 23? Send in yours by noon Sept. 26, and we'll be the judge. | AP file photo
Updated: October 24, 2013 6:08AM
A Thousand Words offers SouthtownStar readers the chance to share funny captions for photos.
Sept. 23’s photo features a mascot while Sept. 16’s photo featured a longhorn.
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., 10th Floor, Chicago, IL 60654.
Submissions also can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org with “A Thousand Words” in the subject line.
Entries for Sept. 23’s photo must be received by noon Sept. 26.
Please include your name, hometown and phone number.
Check out the gallery for bonus photos and captions.
Sept. 16’s winner for the photo featuring a longhorn:
I’ve always enjoyed Pass the Apple as a Halloween game, but could I have a different partner — one with fresher breath? — Bernadine Wojcicki, Palos Heights
Personally, I think this longhorn would have preferred a Big Mac. That doesn’t look very apple-tizing to me. — Pat Foley, Homer Glen
These hazing rituals at Texas A&M University are getting crazier and crazier. — Joan E. Knudsen, Chicago Ridge
This is a lot tastier than sharing a cud with that old cow again. Change can be good. — Nancy Smith-Slee, Palos Heights
Best of the Rest:
The only thing bad about this relationship is our kids growing up redheads. — Larry Rapsky, Lemont
Let me steer this apple into your mouth. — Richard Jarema, Chicago’s Mount Greenwood community
Here, Mister. You can have this apple back. Even though it is a reddish color it is not a real apple but a road apple. — Robert Maszak, Homewood
I sure wish Farmer Bob would learn how to feed himself. — Richard Rahn, Evergreen Park
A recent innovative breakthrough in veterinary medicine has proven that an apple a day will steer you into greener pastures and bluer skies. — Evert E. Kooyman, Oak Lawn
Big Blue thought he was getting Burger King. Instead, he got the lousy apple. — Guy Santillo, Glen Ellyn
I thought mouth-to-mouth was only for resuscitation. — Vince Vizza, Evergreen Park
Good, human. Have an apple. My goodness, fella. Your breath is terrible. Have you been chewing on your socks again? — Joseph A. Vaccaro, Tinley Park
It’s a new game called Bobbing for Road Apples. — Jerry Centner, Oak Forest
Whoa! When this guy wakes up tomorrow, he will never believe who he was kissing the day before. — John Morrissey, Tinley Park
I really have to try a different dating service. — Ron Jankowski, Palos Heights