A Thousand Words for Sept. 2, 2013
September 1, 2013 8:58PM
Think you can write a funny caption to go with this photo for Sept. 2? Send in yours by noon Sept. 5, and we'll be the judge. | AP file photo
Updated: October 3, 2013 6:07AM
A Thousand Words offers SouthtownStar readers the chance to share funny captions for photos.
Sept. 2’s photo features eyeballs while Aug. 26’s photo featured an unusual cattle roundup.
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. 2’s photo must be received by noon Sept. 5.
Please include your name, hometown and phone number.
Aug. 26’s winner for the photo featuring a cattle roundup:
Come back here. I have to read you your Moo-randa rights. — Sofia Vatougios, Oak Lawn
If something moos in your neighborhood, who you gonna call? Cowbusters! — Mike Shizas, Burbank
Police made all attempts to halt her for a moo-ving violation. — Bob Jones, Blue Island
Local law enforcement rounds up the little doggie using 21st century horsepower. — Vince Vizza, Evergreen Park
Best of the Rest:
Go get your milk somewhere else. — Richard Jarema, Chicago’s Mount Greenwood community
So you think people get downtown in a hurry? I’ll have this baby in the Loop in two seconds. — Carl F. Rollberg, Calumet Park
Are you sure this will get me a spot on “Longmire”? — Cheri L. Ahner, Oak Lawn
All right, buddy, pull over. We got you for “steering” without a license. — Larry Rapsky, Lemont
Do you want fries with your steak? — Carmen Maddox, Country Club Hills
You know times are hard when the police are out catching their own dinner. — Katherine Mitchell, Chicago Heights
They should’ve called moo-vers instead of the police. — Pat Foley, Homer Glen
Welcome to the real Rodeo Drive. — David Nelson, Crestwood
First we had sheep grazing in Cook County. Now we have cattle on the run in Chicago. — Pat Browne, Lemont
There’s a new sheriff in town. Rodeo Roy has a new approach to traffic enforcement that will not steer you wrong. — Evert E. Kooyman, Oak Lawn
Turn off the pilot light, mother. I’m riding the range tonight. — Joseph A. Vaccaro, Tinley Park
Donkey do, donkey see. See if you can catch me. — Chris Langnes, Tinley Park
Catch me if you can. — John Ilas, Oak Lawn
What happened to home on the range? — Marie Schnepf, Monee
I promise I will not give you a bum steer. — Jerry Centner, Oak Forest
Get along, little doggie. Get along. — Rose Struska, Orland Park
Darn! I joined the police force to be a policeman not a cowboy. — John Morrissey, Tinley Park
The chief said to round up any suspicious looking characters. — Joan Knudsen, Chicago Ridge