A Thousand Words for March 25, 2013
March 25, 2013 9:04AM
Think you can write a funny caption to go with this photo for March 25? Send in yours by noon March 28, and we'll be the judge. | AP file photo
Updated: April 26, 2013 6:07AM
A Thousand Words offers SouthtownStar readers the chance to share funny captions for photos.
March 25’s photo features cyclists while March 18’s photo featured frogs.
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 25’s photo must be received by noon March 28.
Please include your name, hometown and phone number.
March 18’s winner for the frogs photo:
Look, son. Pick up your pencil and finish your homework or you can forget about your allowance. — Dale Sink, Frankfort
And if you eat all your flies you might even grow as big as a quarter. — Vicki Jones, Homewood
Frogley, my dear, I don’t give a dime. — Doug Barnum, Homewood
I think I’ll do it the old-fashioned way and write a letter. Oops! I forgot a stamp is more than a dime. Forget it. I’ll just send an email. — Paula Scannell, Willow Springs
Best of the Rest:
Thanks, shorty. You lead me to money. — Linda Richter, Tinley Park
Dad offers junior a bribe when he doesn’t want to go to his first day of school. — Jerry Centner, Oak Forest
These two have a disagreement. One says, “Let’s flip a coin,” but they both call, “Heads.” It’s a draw. — LeBrenda Vance, Chicago
I’ll flip you for that pencil. — Jan Ratkovich, Bridgeview
Listen up, little buddy. Don’t chew on the pencil. You’ll get lead poisoning. Then you’ll croak. — Joseph Vaccaro, Tinley Park
I don’t care if you are bigger than me. I won the toss. — Roseanne Gardner, Crete
All right, Mommy. If you say so. — Marcia Kelleher, Orland Park
Hey, Bubba. I heard they are selling pencils for a dime. — Marlene McCoy, Orland Park
A dime raise is just a hop, skip and a jump away if you pick up that pencil and write that report on carpet cleaning. — Ron Anderson, Alsip
Hey, kid. Here’s a dime. Get the lead out. — Richard Sendra, Orland Park
Bet you can’t jump over that pencil. I’ll flip! — Kenneth Kwilinski, Burbank
I’ll flip you for the pencil. — Rich Schaafsma, Frankfort
Heads it is. Captain Toad, would you like to kick or receive? Captain Frog, which goal will you defend? — Gino Cappuccino, Chicago’s West Loop
Honey, I wanted a diamond pendant, not a dime and pencil. — Kitty Carstens, Oak Lawn
How many times do I have to tell you to stay out of children’s backpacks? — Pat Foley, Homer Glen
Please, Dad. I need more than a dime for school supplies. — Paulette Kafka, Glen Ellyn
Whoever can leapfrog over the pencil gets the dime. — Guy Santillo, Glen Ellyn
I’ll tell you what, kid. If you can lift that pencil, I’ll give you the dime. — Jeff Thornton, Oak Lawn
Hop to it. It’s heads. So you get to do my homework. — Cindy Haase, Evergreen Park