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A Thousand Words for March 18, 2013

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Think you can write a funny caption to go with this photo for March 18? Send in yours by noon March 21, and we'll be the judge. | AP file photo

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Updated: April 19, 2013 6:06AM



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

March 18’s photo features frogs while March 11’s photo featured a plate of insects.

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 18’s photo must be received by noon March 21.

Please include your name, hometown and phone number.

March 11’s winner for the plate of insects photo:

Did you know that the chef used to work for Orkin? — Joseph Vaccaro, Tinley Park

Runners-up:

Would you like flies with that? — Bob Jones, Blue Island

Police investigate the case of the missing Jiminy Cricket, but miss the plate. — Guy Santillo, Glen Ellyn

Ant-e up! — EJ Oahueke, Worth

Best of the Rest:

Where is my fork? You don’t expect me to eat these things with a spoon? — John Morrissey, Tinley Park

If you wanted a grasshopper, I would have made you one. — Janet Loy, Lynwood

Did you eat the carmels? These are supposed to be turtles? — Carol Krueger, Hickory Hills

I’ll pass. I had breakfast, thank you. — Jack Lavelle, Oak Forest

Waiter, I know this is the special but I’d prefer the tacos. — Sandy McAneney, Homewood

It looks like we’re having the same dinner as last Friday. I hope the new pope can change the rules. — Frank Pavlak, Oak Lawn

There ain’t no grass on this glass. — Joe Baniewicz, Tinley Park

They have really cut down on the school lunches. — Richard Jarema, Chicago’s Mount Greenwood community

This new school lunch program is really bugging my kids. — Doug Kozlowski, Midlothian

This new diet is bugging me. I wonder what’s for dessert. — Sara Nolan, Tinley Park

The newest in haute cuisine is an insect assortment with sauce on the side. — Patricia Lees, Frankfort

That’s the last time I order the catch of the day from here. — Pat Foley, Homer Glen

That’s one for the money, two for the show, three to get ready and I think I’ll go. — Roger Harpold, Orland Park

Let me guess. This is another sequester idea from Congress. — Kathleen King, Chicago Ridge

It’s breakfast, lunch and dinner. — Jim Foy, Evergreen Park

Within your lifetime there is always that one special meal you cannot forget. — Evert Kooyman, Oak Lawn

They call this fiber? Years ago, if inspectors found this on the counter they would close the diner. — Connie Papez, Chicago



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