A Thousand Words for Nov. 25, 2013
November 22, 2013 6:18PM
Think you can write a funny caption to go with this photo for Nov. 25? Send in yours by noon Nov. 27, and we'll be the judge. | AP file photo
Updated: December 26, 2013 6:08AM
A Thousand Words offers SouthtownStar readers the chance to share funny captions for photos.
Nov. 25’s photo features a woman and a chimpanzee while Nov. 18’s photo featured a baboon.
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 Nov. 25’s photo must be received by noon Nov. 27.
Please include your name, hometown and phone number.
Nov. 18’s winner for the photo featuring a baboon:
I need a lift to Hollywood. I hear Clint Eastwood is auditioning for a co-star for his next picture. — Joan Knudsen, Chicago Ridge
Can you help me? The bus to the zoo is late and I have a 2 p.m. show on Baboon Island. — Vince Vizza, Evergreen Park
Hi! Remember me? You sent my uncle up in a spaceship. Now it’s your turn to be a crash test dummy. — Joseph A. Vaccaro, Tinley Park
I should have OnStar on speed dial. I’ve locked my keys in the car again. — Les Steele, Oak Lawn
Best of the Rest:
Ahh, come on. Let me in. Everybody is always staring and pointing at me. I can ride shotgun and I promise no monkey business. — Tom Ksiezak, Midlothian
They’ll hire just about anyone to park cars nowadays. — EJ Oahueke, Worth
Open up! I know it was you who took that picture of my butt. — Mike Shizas, Burbank
Excuse me. License and registration please. — Jennifer Prince, Lemont
Take me to the nearest monkey bars. — Pat Foley, Homer Glen
Quick. Let me in. I forgot my monkey suit and here come the pigs. — Elaine Fuller, Oak Lawn
Cyrus, open the door! Open the door, Cyrus! I heard there are animals roaming the streets out here. — Tony Ficke, Homer Glen
This isn’t monkeyshines here. I’m not kidding around. I called shotgun first. — Nancy Smith-Slee, Palos Heights
Does anyone know where the remote is? — Vicki Jones, Homewood
Please excuse me. I hate to bother you but can I hitch a ride? I’m trying to get back to my native land. — Willie Lampkin, Oak Forest
Don’t monkey around. Let me in. — Richard Jarema, Chicago’s Mount Greenwood community
Come on, babe. Let me in. I’m sorry I called you a lousy driver. — Sharon Paluch, Chicago
Hey, buddy, do you have a banana? — Anthony Rossi, Steger
Could I see your identification and insurance card please? — Jean Vanier, Chicago’s Beverly community
You can trust me. You know me. I was in those movies with Clint Eastwood. Remember? — Jerry Centner, Oak Forest
Will you be more than an hour? — Francis Shubat, Palos Park
If you will not let me drive, then let me ride shotgun. — Jack Lavelle, Oak Forest
Pardon me. Do you have any dry-roasted peanuts? — Eugene Sabaj, Oak Lawn