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A Thousand Words for Sept. 9, 2013

Think you can write funny captigo with this phofor Sept. 9? Send yours by noSept. 12 we'll be judge.

Think you can write a funny caption to go with this photo for Sept. 9? Send in yours by noon Sept. 12, and we'll be the judge. | Getty Images file photo

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Updated: October 10, 2013 6:06AM



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

Sept. 9’s photo features lions while Sept. 2’s photo featured eyeballs.

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 Sept. 9’s photo must be received by noon Sept. 12.

Please include your name, hometown and phone number.

Sept. 2’s winner for the photo featuring eyeballs:

Those college kegger parties the night before the big game surely leave a lasting effect. Has anybody seen the giant Claritin bottle mascot? — Larry Rapsky, Lemont

Runners-up:

Of course the green one is winning. It’s the luck of the iris. — Vince Vizza, Evergreen Park

Shouldn’t these pupils be in school instead of out running around? — Joe Marshall, Chicago Heights

This concert is being sponsored by the group Third Eye Blind. — Joseph A. Vaccaro, Tinley Park

Best of the Rest:

Three can see better than me. — Lynne Moleck, Hickory Hills

Eye’s gonna win this race. — Sandy Rollberg, Calumet Park

I’ve seen many runny noses, but seeing running eyes is a first. — Mike Sutko, Oak Lawn

Green has taken the lead in the first annual tr-eye-athalon. — Shannon Leatherman, Tinley Park

Their eyes get optical-mistic as they head for the finish line. — Carl F. Rollberg, Calumet Park

Police are searching for three suspects caught on camera during the world’s largest eyeball theft. — Matthew Stiak, Burbank

They’re going back to their eye pads. — Pat Foley, Homer Glen

Wish I had some Visine. — Richard Jarema, Chicago’s Mount Greenwood community

The eyes win. — Lou Reiher, Tinley Park

It looks like the green eye is going to win by a nose. — Claudia Hunter

I’ve got my eye on the prize. — Haley Elmer, Tinley Park

When I first met you, you told me that you only have eyes for me. But as I see now your eyes are running all over the place. — Willie Lampkin Jr., Oak Forest

Summertime allergies bring red, swollen and running eyes. — Evert E. Kooyman, Oak Lawn

The eyes have it. — Jimmy Hunter, Matteson

Beauty in the eye of the beholder. — Mary Klosiewski, Chicago

Not only are our students great athletes, but they are great pupils too. — Joan Knudsen, Chicago Ridge

I only have eyes for you. — Bill Wolf, Oak Lawn

Forget Texas. The eyes of Illinois are upon you. — Donna J. Sevening, Tinley Park



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