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

Jan. 6’s photo features hockey while Dec. 30’s photo featured a moose.

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 Jan. 6’s photo must be received by noon Jan. 9.

Please include your name, hometown and phone number.

View the photo gallery for bonus A Thousand Words captions.

Dec. 30’s winner for the photo featuring a moose:

What are you looking at, you big moose? The sign says, “Deer crossing,” and that’s where I’m gonna cross. — Evert E. Kooyman, Oak Lawn

Runners-up:

Oh, deer! You put a whole lot of “moose” in your hair; didn’t you? — Tony Ficke, Homer Glen

Don’t worry. You shouldn’t be scared. I’ve been living here for a while. I could use a roommate. Just be on the lookout for those humans. — Miriam Zegar, Orland Park

I’m asking for a DNA test. — Richard Jarema, Chicago’s Mount Greenwood community