A Thousand Words for Sept. 30, 2013
A Thousand Words offers SouthtownStar readers the chance to share funny captions for photos.
Sept. 30’s photo features tigers while Sept. 23’s photo featured a headless 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, 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 Sept. 30’s photo must be received by noon Oct. 3.
Please include your name, hometown and phone number.
Sept. 23’s winner for the photo featuring a headless mascot:
I’m reading about a new TV show called “Sleepy Hollow.” It’s about a headless horseman, but I don’t believe it. You couldn’t exist without a head. — Joseph A. Vaccaro, Tinley Park
It says here that KFC is going to use a new experimental guillotine in their kitchens. I wonder what that is. — Evert E. Kooyman, Oak Lawn
This job looks interesting: “Wanted: Person who can think with a big head, able to dress funny and who can fool people all the time. Please send resume to 1600 Pennsylvania Ave., Washington, D.C.” — Larry Rapsky, Lemont
For some reason, I can’t seem to wrap my head around these articles today. — Patricia Cross, Hometown
Best of the Rest:
There’s not a whole lot of jobs for a chicken mascot in the newspaper. — Peggy Doyle, Oak Lawn
Hooray! There’s an opening at Chuck E. Cheese’s — Pat Foley, Homer Glen
I lost my head and actually rooted for the Chicago Cubs. Now I gotta hit the want ads. — Bob Schaack, Oak Forest
Here’s a good want ad: “Needed: A chicken with a detachable head.” That’s the job for me. — John Morrissey, Tinley Park
Do you think it’s easy being a team mascot? Whew! Guess again. — Jerry Center, Oak Forest