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

June 17’s photo features President Lincoln while June 10’s photo featured a duck in a pool.

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., 10 South, Chicago, IL 60654.

Submissions also can be emailed to cpedziwiatr@southtownstar.com with “A Thousand Words” in the subject line.

Entries for June 17’s photo must be received by noon June 20.

Please include your name, hometown and phone number.

June 10’s winner for the photo of a duck in a pool:

Don’t you dare pick me up and look for a winning number on my bottom. — Katie Moriarty, Oak Lawn

Runners-up:

Those bad chicks egged my swimming pool again. I just cleaned it. — Caroline Bueche, Orland Park

First-place winner in the most unusual Easter basket contest. Wait until my Peeps see me now. — Joseph A. Vaccaro, Tinley Park

With all these little quackers, I should get a really great Father’s Day gift. — Vince Vizza, Evergreen Park

Best of the Rest:

Recycling Easter candy is just ducky. — Regina Sabadosa, Oak Lawn

If they all hatch then I’m a dead duck. — Richard Jarema, Chicago’s Mount Greenwood community

They must be filming a duck-umentary. — Pat Foley, Homer Glen

It’s a duck’s day off but daddy’s work is never done. — Trent Kolasa, Chicago

Rub-a-dub-dub, I have all my duckies in the tub. I hope it doesn’t quack. — John Morrissey, Tinley Park

Well now, isn’t this just ducky? — Mario Bruno, Mokena

Let’s play presidents. I’ll be President Reagan. — Joan Knudsen, Chicago Ridge