A Thousand Words for Feb. 10, 2014
February 9, 2014 6:22PM
Think you can write a funny caption to go with this photo for Feb. 10? Send in yours by noon Feb. 13, and we'll be the judge. | AP file photo
Updated: March 11, 2014 6:05AM
A Thousand Words offers SouthtownStar readers the chance to share funny captions for photos.
Feb. 10’s photo features crash-test dummies while Feb. 3’s photo featured a pigeon.
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 email@example.com with “A Thousand Words” in the subject line.
Entries for Feb. 10’s photo must be received by noon Feb. 13.
Please include your name, hometown and phone number.
Feb. 3’s winner for the photo featuring a pigeon:
No, I am not downgrading to a street-level Popeyes condo. I want a high-rise KFC bucket at city hall. — Karen Scrementi, Beecher
When I prayed for a hot and spicy chick to spend my life with this isn’t exactly what I had in mind. Can I please have a do-over? — Marge Barbush, Burbank
Hey, bird brain, that garbage may be one fowl meal. — Joe Marshall, Chicago Heights
I told the lady with the bread crumbs that I was going out for fast food today. — Bernadine Wojcicki, Palos Heights
Best of the Rest:
This is what my final resting place will look like after they add Poached Pigeon Pull-a-Parts to their menu. — Nancy C. Smith-Slee, Palos Heights
You fool! Don’t you know a trap when you see one. Run! — EJ Oahueke, Worth
I’m not a stool pigeon, but I still gotta tell ya that these biscuits are good to fly the coop. — Evert E. Kooyman, Oak Lawn
Whew! That’s a relief. For a minute I thought it was my cousin Vinny. — Susan Guzaitis, Oak Forest
If only I had a little olive oil for this chicken. Oh well, I guess I’ll just have to wing it. — Tony Ficke, Homer Glen
Walter Pigeon pays his respects to a former fowl. — Vince Vizza, Evergreen Park
There he stood in line to pay his respects to his friend Chicken Little Nomore. — Linda Stahulak, Crete
Grandpa? Is that you in there? — John Stube, Chicago’s Mount Greenwood community
As the saying goes, “Nodding the head does not row the boat.” — Miriam Zegar, Orland Park
I’ll put my eggs in here and call it my “coo coo” flock. — Pat Foley, Homer Glen
I hope that is not my cousin in there. — Ray Asplund, South Holland
Is that you, Mort? — Ray S., Glenwood
How can he fly with all that brown stuff on his wings? — Joseph A. Vaccaro, Tinley Park
Do you have a fly-through window? — James Ripp, Alsip
I tried to warn you, pal. That’s what happens to stool pigeons. — Michael DeGrado, Orland Park
Pete the pigeon paying his last respects to cousin Chuck who always said he wanted his remains to be deep-fried. — Regina Sabadosa, Oak Lawn
This carrier pigeon business is rough. — Richard Jarema, Chicago’s Mount Greenwood community
Hello, is anyone home? — Pat Dauksas, Oak Forest
I hope they’re not thinking of pigeon pie. — Joseph Redmond, Oak Lawn
Hey! I left you one. — Barbara Owsianiak, Burbank
I want to be the first one in Popeyes. I think I know some of the chickens they’re serving today. — John Morrissey, Tinley Park