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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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
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