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A Thousand Words for April 1, 2013

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Think you can write a funny caption to go with this photo for April 1? Send in yours by noon April 4, and we'll be the judge. | AP file photo

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Updated: May 2, 2013 6:02AM



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

April 1’s photo features a dinosaur while March 25’s photo featured cyclists and a devil.

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, 350 N. Orleans St., 9th Floor, Chicago, IL 60654

Submissions also can be emailed to cpedziwiatr@southtownstar.com with “A Thousand Words” in the subject line.

Entries for April 1’s photo must be received by noon April 4.

Please include your name, hometown and phone number.

March 25’s winner for the cyclists and devil photo:

Just as St. Patrick led the snakes out of Ireland, so Gov. Quinn leads the bikers out of Springfield. — Evert E. Kooyman, Oak Lawn

Runners-up:

If I could only get my hands on one of those bikes. I would really be hell on wheels. — Tim Orbson, New Lenox

Why are these people racing like hell to beat the devil when they should be using Godspeed? — Carl F. Rollberg, Calumet Park

Cyclists were horrified to find that a detour in the race course led them straight onto the highway to hell. — Kyle Butzine, Orland Park

Best of the Rest:

See. None of you believed that the road to hell was really paved with good intentions. — Carol Nowacki, Homer Glen

This is chopper 5. It looks like they’re having a devil of a run down there. — EJ Oahueke, Worth

It’s going to be hell working with this devil. — LeBrenda Vance, Chicago

Lance Armstrong is really second guessing his actions now. — Tony Carone, Frankfort

James Bond actor Sean Connery shows he still has what it takes by outrunning bicyclists and a helicopter. — Marjorie Zerth, Lockport

Hey! Come back, you guys! Hell is the other way! — Patricia Cross, Hometown

Has anyone seen my buddy Lance? — Sara Nolan, Tinley Park

This race is really going to hell in a handbrake... no... hell in a bike basket. Ah! You know what I mean. — Francis Peabody, Oak Brook

I’d say that this is one hell of a parade. — Jerry Centner, Oak Forest

Neptune eagerly follows the uphill spawning of the helmut-head cycle this spring. — Nancy Smith-Slee, Palos Heights

Somehow, Lance is still highly favored to win the Tour De France. — Gene Lode, Tinley Park

The modern-day Satan herds his newest recruits towards hell as his support chopper prepares to fan the flames to their hottest. — Joseph Vaccaro

Hey, you! You almost ran me over! How would you like this fork up your “you know what?” — Harry Penfield, Midlothian



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