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A Thousand Words for March 11, 2013

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Think you can write a funny caption to go with this photo for March 11? Send in yours by noon March 14, and we'll be the judge. | File photo

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Updated: April 12, 2013 6:05AM



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

March 11’s photo features a plate of insects while March 4’s photo featured an ostrich.

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 dropped off at or mailed to: Craig Pedziwiatr — A Thousand Words, SouthtownStar, 18312 S. West Creek Drive, Tinley Park, IL 60477.

Submissions also can be faxed to Craig Pedziwiatr — A Thousand Words at (708) 633-5999 or emailed to cpedziwiatr@southtownstar.com with “A Thousand Words” in the subject line.

Entries for March 11’s photo must be received by noon March 14.

Please include your name, hometown and phone number.

March 4’s winner for the ostrich photo:

Pull over, bud. You’re doing 50 mph in a 20-mph school zone. — Harry Penfield, Midlothian

Runners-up:

When you run afoul of the law you become ostrich-cized. — Pat Foley, Homer Glen

If I had known that I would have attracted this much attention, I would have worn my good feathers. — Mario Bruno, Mokena

Pull over! Nobody gives ME the bird. — John Morrissey, Tinley Park

Best of the Rest:

Guide him into the kitchen. The chef is waiting. — Eugene Sabaj, Oak Lawn

OK! Last time! Pull over! — Gene Montalbano, Orland Park

Slow down, boy. There is a traffic signal ahead. — Jonathan McCarthy, Steger

Hold on there, buckaroo. Leave this up to the police. — Lisa LaPointe, Lansing

Are you our new undercover cop? — Richard Jarema, Chicago’s Mount Greenwood community

Isn’t there a hole anywhere for me to stick my head in? — Joseph Vaccaro, Tinley Park

I’m the parade marshal here. Get out of my face, copper. — Joseph Vaccaro, Tinley Park

Will County is serious about those rabies tags. — Russ Peterka, Frankfort Square

Introducing the new Japanese fuel-efficient vehicle called the Flying ’Strich. — Sandy Rollberg, Calumet Park

Police escort the next pope, Cardinal O-Strich, to the new Tokyo Vatican. — Carl Rollberg, Calumet Park

You are in the moped lane. Move over to the left for express. — Nancy Smith-Slee, Palos Heights

Ostrichman escaping with stolen Easter eggs eludes the Chicago Police. — Evert E. Kooyman, Oak Lawn

Don’t get your feathers in a ruffle. We just want to ask you a few questions. — E.J. Oahueke, Worth



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