Think you can write a funny caption to go with this photo for Oct. 21? Send in yours by noon Oct. 24, and we'll be the judge. | AP file photo
Updated: November 22, 2013 6:02AM
A Thousand Words offers SouthtownStar readers the chance to share funny captions for photos.
Oct. 21’s photo features a child and some pumpkins while Oct. 14’s photo featured a tiger and dolphins.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org with “A Thousand Words” in the subject line.
Entries for Oct. 21’s photo must be received by noon Oct. 24.
Please include your name, hometown and phone number.
Oct. 14’s winner for the photo featuring a tiger and dolphins:
Dolphin says, “I’d swim the deepest ocean for you.” Tiger says, “I’d climb the highest mountain for you.” The other dolphin says, “You two idiots crack me up.” — Joseph A. Vaccaro, Tinley Park
I’m dolphin-ately a cat-fish. I said that on porpoise. — Carl F. Rollberg, Calumet Park
“I think I love you, so what am I so afraid of?” — Karen Scrementi, Beecher
During halftime of the Miami Dolphins and Cincinnati Bengals football game the mascots compete in the Swimming with Sharks competition. — Larry Rapsky, Lemont
Best of the Rest:
Flipper meets Tony the Tiger. Opposites attract. — Richard Jarema, Chicago’s Mount Greenwood community
“Yo ho ho and a bottle of rum.” Look out, tummy, here it comes. I wonder what the cat’s thinking. — Cheri L. Ahner, Oak Lawn
OK, Flip. You mesmerize him with your bubble trick and I’ll slip this collar around his neck, and we’ll split the reward for the lost cat. — EJ Oahueke, Worth
Listen here, Tony the Tiger, there’s no need to stare. We’re the real Miami Dolphins. — Willie Lampkin, Oak Forest
OMG. Love at first sight is really true because I’m in love. — Cora Lee Blazek, Chicago
I think this one is cat-phishing. — Pat Foley, Homer Glen
A tiger can love a dolphin but where would they live? — Michelle Wegrzyn, Oak Lawn
Ever since those two met, Flipper never wants to play ringtoss. It’s not fair. — Tony Ficke, Homer Glen
Look somewhere else. I am not available. — Mary Klosiewski, Chicago
They look a lot smaller on television. — Vince Vizza, Evergreen Park
Tony, why don’t you go eat your Frosted Flakes and stop staring at us all day? — Mike Shizas, Burbank
Wow! I’m a fish-loving cat but I think I’ll take a pass on you. Besides, I’ve never seen a fishbowl of this size. — Evert E. Kooyman, Oak Lawn
We really must stop meeting like this. People are talking. — Sandra McAneney, Homewood
I’d like to wipe that smile off his face. — Tim Mahoney, Oak Lawn
The dolphin is thinking, “I’m safe behind this 4-inch thick glass.” The tiger is thinking, “Sledgehammer or dynamite?” — Eugene Sabaj, Oak Lawn
We share a common relative from long ago, Flipper, but you turned out funny-looking. — Joseph Redmond, Oak Lawn
Dolphins: “They’re grrrrrreat!” — John Morrissey, Tinley Park