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A Thousand Words for Nov. 18, 2013

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Think you can write a funny caption to go with this photo for Nov. 18? Send in yours by noon Nov. 21, and we'll be the judge. | File photo

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Updated: December 19, 2013 6:02AM



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

Nov. 18’s photo features a baboon while Nov. 11’s photo featured a dog and a heifer.

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 cpedziwiatr@southtownstar.com with “A Thousand Words” in the subject line.

Entries for Nov. 18’s photo must be received by noon Nov. 21.

Please include your name, hometown and phone number.

Nov. 11’s winner for the photo featuring a dog and a heifer:

The old saying goes, “Take the bull by the horns.” So can anyone out there teach this old dog some new tricks? — John Morrissey, Tinley Park

Runners-up:

Of course I’m famous. You’ve heard of the dog days of summer but not of the cow days of anything. — Joseph A. Vaccaro, Tinley Park

Come on! Ruff. I dare you to chase me. Ruff ruff. Look at my nice red collar. Ruff ruff ruff. — EJ Oahueke, Worth

I don’t mean to be barking at you all day, but it’s my job to get you doggies back on the trail. — Evert E. Kooyman, Oak Lawn

Best of the Rest:

Is all that barking necessary, Scrappy? Come on! You really want to do this. Look at me. — Willie Lampkin, Oak Forest

No bull now! Quit barking orders already. — Tony Ficke, Homer Glen

He can bark all he wants, but that steer will never concur. — Pat Foley, Homer Glen

Look! Our horns match. Are you my dad? — Cheri L. Ahner, Oak Lawn

I could be barking up the wrong tree. — Richard Jarema, Chicago’s Mount Greenwood community

I told you, quit following me so close. Those horns are sharp. — Jack Lavelle, Oak Forest



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