A Thousand Words for April 29, 2013
A Thousand Words offers SouthtownStar readers the chance to share funny captions for photos.
April 29’s photo features costumed children while April 22’s photo featured a tooth mascot.
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., 9th Floor, Chicago, IL 60654
Submissions also can be emailed to email@example.com with “A Thousand Words” in the subject line.
Entries for April 29’s photo must be received by noon May 2.
Please include your name, hometown and phone number.
April 22’s winner for the tooth mascot photo:
The Chicago Yellow Teeth have the bases loaded as cleanup hitter Monte Molar steps in looking to brighten the smiles of the home team fans. — Dale Sink, Frankfort
Four out of five dentists recommend swinging on a 3-2 count. — EJ Oahueke, Worth
Babe Tooth just hit another cavity out of the park. — Mike Shizas, Burbank
When you play for the university’s school of dentistry, be prepared to be coached by the tooth fairy. — Evert E. Kooyman, Oak Lawn
Best of the Rest:
Toothy anticipating a string of paste from the pitcher. — Regina Sabadosa, Oak Lawn
It’s been six months. It’s time to get your teeth cleaned and brush up on your pitching skills. — Mary Beth Hibbler, Homewood
It looks like the batter has a lot of WISDOM about this game, but if he does not swing soon he will be charged with DECAY of game. — Joseph A. Vaccaro, Tinley Park
This is proof the tooth fairy lives and is working to combat the evils of chewing tobacco. — Dan Strink, Crete
Watch out, tooth! I think the pitcher is going to throw you a brushback pitch. — Jim Walsh, Flossmoor
Once I’m done brushing up on my game, I’ll head back to the dentist office. — Le’Brenda Vance, Chicago
I know the team players are getting a little long in the tooth, but this is a bit too much. — Paulette Kafka, Glen Ellyn
Come on! Brush me back! — Mike Ouellette, Burbank
There is a hush in the crowd. Will the new batter be able to pull this out? The pitcher hesitates thinking, “Will I be able to put enough paste on his fastball pitch?” — Guy Santillo, Glen Ellyn
That pitch brushed me back. Now I’ll show you a real brushback. — John Morrissey, Tinley Park
Oh no. The Pillsbury Doughboy is at bat again. — Lynne Moleck, Hickory Hills
I bet my brushback pitch is better than yours. — Larry S. Kociolek, Tinley Park
Root, root, root, for the home team. — Pat Foley, Homer Glen